Brenda Marie Sparks, age 29, of Elkhart, Indiana suddenly passed away on Monday March 8, 2021 at 6:34 pm at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka. She was born on September 26, 1991 in Elkhart to Gerald and Janet Sparks. She leaves behind two children, Zoey Marie Bradley (8) and Kingston Sage Fletcher (13) who will miss her warm hugs and laughter dearly. Brenda lived her life to the fullest and cherished her children, family and friends with all her heart. She would light up a room with her smile every place she went and always looked on the positive side of life. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. To say Brenda was loved beyond words is an understatement, she was a beautiful, kind and thoughtful soul, who was living her best life and she was proud of that, as were here family. She enjoyed singing, dancing and playing with her children, nieces and nephews, as well as spoiling her two cats Jack and Oliver. Brenda has chosen the special gift of organ donation through the Indiana Donor Network and saved 8 lives. Brenda graduated from Elkhart Memorial High School, class of 2010. She was an inspector at Keystone RV in Goshen. She also leaves behind her loving parents, Todd (Kathleen) Sparks and Janet Albaugh, grandparents Gayle Nelson, Gerald “Jerry” (Mable) Sparks and Kay Sparks; aunts, Carol Schultheis, Kathy Beard, Lori Sparks, Rebecca Sparks and Zenaida Sparks; uncles, Daryl Schultheis, Bob Albaugh, Grant Sparks, Jimmy Sparks and Mike Sparks. Her big brother, Justin Thompson (sister-in-law Gina Thompson) and big sisters Brandalyn Frain, Elizabeth (brother-in-law Kyle) Baldwin, Ashley Sparks and Kristina White (brother-in-law Nick White). Cousins: Ryan Schultheis, Dustin, Jamie and Sean Sparks. Nephews and nieces Akina, Wednesday, Trinity, Alanna, Quinn, Chase, Brennen, Wyatt, Conner and Isaiah, who will all cherish the good memories they had with her as well as all other family members and friends not listed. Brenda was preceded in death by her grandparents, Jack Nelson, Doug Albaugh and Lorraine Pederson.
Friends may visit with family from 3-7pm Monday, March 15, 2021 at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd., Elkhart, IN 46514 where funeral services will be at 7pm.
Memorial donations may be given to her parents to help out with raising her children, Kingston and Zoey on Go Fund Me Page: Counseling and Schooling for Kingston and Zoey, organized by Kristina White at https://www.gofundme.com/f/counseling-and-schooling-for-kingston-and-zoey?qid=939c6beb8f7406c6e929cd7a06ee90fa
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