Brenda Lea Jones, 51

Brenda Lea Jones, 51, of Eldora, passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at the Iowa City Veterans Hospital of natural causes. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing will be requested and reasonable safety measures abided by. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 24, from 5-8 PM with 5-6 PM reserved for the elderly at Engelkes-Chapel in Grundy Center. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 25 at 10:30 AM at Engelkes-Chapel in Grundy Center with Reverend Joel Love officiating; visitation will resume from the evening prior at 9 AM on Thursday. Interment will take place at Washington Township Cemetery outside of Morrison with military honors performed by the Grundy Center American Legion. Memorials may be directed to Cedar Bend Humane Society or to the Animal Rescue League of Marshalltown. Abels Funeral and Cremation Service, Engelkes-Chapel is caring for Brenda and her family. Online messages of condolences may be made at www.abelsfuneralhomes.com.

She is survived by her loving husband: Jim, of Eldora; parents Eugene Peterson and Sandra Peterson; children: BriAnna (Andrew Nelson) Kuster, Tracy (Jennifer) Jones, Emily (Ben) Durham and Aaron (Ashley) Schildroth; four grandchildren; brothers Jim (Barb) Lindstrom, Kory (Penny) Peterson and Erin (Ann) Peterson; nephews and nieces as well as great nephews and nieces, too numerous to mention but Brenda dearly loved each and every one of them.