Brenda Darlene Jennings


Brenda Darlene (Bucholz) Jennings, 59, died Saturday, May 9, 2020, at her home in Bancroft, S.D. A private family service was held on May 16, 2020, at Osthus Funeral Home, De Smet, S.D., with Reverend Richard Poppen officiating. Burial followed in LeSueur Cemetery in rural Bancroft.

Brenda Darlene Bucholz was born February 22, 1961, to David Jr. and Mary (Canfield) Bucholz in Wagner, S.D. She graduated from Wagner High School. After graduation from high school, she worked for the DOT in Mitchell, S.D., Raven’s and Wilbrecht’s Electronics in Huron, S.D. and the Kingsbury County Highway Department in De Smet. Most recently, she was working for ROCS Transit in De Smet.

She was united in marriage to Paul Jennings on June 6, 1998, in Bancroft. The couple had one son, David.

Brenda loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding ATV’s and mowing the yard.

She is survived by her husband, Paul, Bancroft S.D.; son, David (Desire’) Jennings, Bancroft S.D.; three grandchildren: Emily, Blake and Brooke Jennings, Bancroft S.D.; her sister, Tammy (Jim) Thornton, Wagner S.D.; her uncles, Art Canfield, Avon S.D.; and Benjamin Canfield, Wash.; aunts, Mildred Ramsdell, Wagner S.D.; and Bess Houska, Yankton S.D.; her mother-in-law, Mary Jennings, Bancroft S.D.; sisters-in-law: Karen Jennings, Peggy Jennings and Paula Blue; one niece, several nephews and cousins and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her sisters, Ruth Abdvis and Jeanne Anderson.


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