Brenda  Anne (Nees) Christian
  • Memorial contributions can be made to Toni & Trish House or Immanuel Lutheran Church Buy A Brick Fund.

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“I had the amazing opportunity to get to know Brenda through the many opportunities I had to help take care of her. I feel very privilaged to have...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Deb RN

“The day that I had met Brenda four years ago, she literally floated into my life like an angel and plunked her breast cancer awareness bag on the...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Sharon Pennell - Bay City, MI

“Dearest Brenda,There are no words to express what you have done for so many will never be foregotten.Thank you for being there when we all...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Jeff and Mary Lape - bay city, MI

“Lou & Jim,We are very sorry to hear of the passing of your daughter, Brenda. In this time of sorrow, may you take comfort in knowing that God has...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Bob, Becky, Kasia & Cameron Naessens - MI

“I'm so sorry that the world lost such an amazing, caring, funny and strong woman. Brenda touched many lives during her too-short 40 years on this...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Marna Ross - Linwood, MI - friend

“Dear Lou & Jim, We are so sorry to hear the news of Brenda, our hearts go out to you!! Words can never express how hard it is to lose a child. Your...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Brenda Smith - Standish, MI

“Sis and Jim, you raised a beautiful daughter. Our hearts are breaking for your family. There are no words to express our thoughts. Please know that...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Kathy & Mike MacDonald - Bay City, MI

“Brenda girl, we were diagnosed the very same time. We saw the same doctors, had the same treatments. You kept on fighting my friend. You were the...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Jennifer (Hornsby) Wilkinson - MI

“My heart is heavy as I remember all the wonderful times I spent with Brenda. I've known her since she was 2, and feel as if we're family. After...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Pat List - Eureka, MO

“My thought and prayers are with Brenda, her family at home and her extended family at the Bay Area Housing office. I am very blessed to have had the...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Shellie Schlicker - Bay City, MI

“Dear Jim, Lou and family, Words cannot express the sadness we feel in our hearts for you at this time. You raised a beautiful daughter and God has...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Julie Weiss - Millington, MI

“You were already one of God's angels here on earth Brenda and he has called you home to be an angel in Heaven now. May God bless your family always...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Laurie Kuligoski - Bay City, MI

“My fondest memories was when the gang of us girls went out every weekend almost the same group, maybe a new one would tag along for cruising but it...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Michelle Murphy Ziolkowski - MI

“Brenda, you will be missed by many. Team Todd has lost an awesome person, when we lost you. Come Breast Cancer Awareness month for Pampered Chef, I...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Lori Davis - Bay City, MI

“Sandy My heart goes out to you and your family. Brenda was a gal that was always so full of life. May the great memories of her short life help...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Kathy Neitzel - Bay City

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Brenda Anne (Nees) Christian, age 40 years, passed away December 27, 2012 at Toni & Trish House in Auburn. She was born in Bay City on October 29, 1972. Brenda was extremely active in community matters and worked tirelessly to help people. She was employed as the Program Development Director for Bay Area Housing and was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Saige Christian, Saige's father, Orland Christian, her parents Jim and Lou Nees, a sister, Sandy (Paul) Prevost, a brother, Dan (Barb) Nees, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Funeral and committal services will be on Monday, December 31, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church. The Rev. Kevin C. Jones will officiate. Private interment will be in Floral Gardens Cemetery. Friends may call at Penzien-Steele Funeral Home on Sunday from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. She will lie in state at the church on Monday from 10 a.m. until service time. Memorial contributions can be made to Toni & Trish House or Immanuel Lutheran Church Buy A Brick Fund.