Brenda L. Carr, 46, of Omaha died Monday, Jan. 18, 2010, at her home after a long battle with cancer.
Brenda was born Dec. 8, 1963, in Norfolk to Robert and Lenice (Jahn) Carr. She grew up in the Fremont area. She also resided in Hastings and most recently in Omaha.
She was active in AA and her congregation at Sunny Slope Church. She had attained five years sobriety.
Brenda is survived by: a daughter, RaeLynn Jean Dobrovolny of Hastings; her significant other, Jerry Leiding of Omaha; Jerry’s parents, George and Udonna Schmit of Atkinson; and Jerry’s brothers, Mike of Fullerton and David (Le) of Accokeek, Md. Other survivors include: her natural parents, Robert and Lenice Carr of Fremont; sisters, Nancy Cress (and husband, Jim) of Fremont, Kathy Vanicek (and husband, Doug) of Fremont and Barbara Haase of Scribner; brothers, Robert Carr (and wife, Michelle) of Fremont and Keith Carr of Fremont; many nieces, nephews, her AA family and her congregation at Sunny Slope.
She was preceded in death by: her grandparents; special cousin, Richard Jones; nephew, Joshua Haase; and uncles, Kenneth and Leon.
A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Sunny Slope Church of Christ in Omaha. Graveside services will be held at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Atkinson at a later date.
Seger Funeral Home in Atkinson is in charge of arrangements.