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Brenda Sue Ennen

November 16, 1954 ~ July 23, 2020 (age 65)


Champaign – Brenda Sue Ennen, 65, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at her home in Champaign, IL.  She was born on November 16, 1954 in Champaign, IL to Robert and Betty (Henderson) Goode.  Brenda married Thomas Allan Ennen on June 12, 1976.

Brenda is survived by her mother; husband; son Stephen (Lauren) Ennen; grandson Maxwell; sister Marla (Mark) Castor of Savoy, IL; and her best friend Christine Mechling.  She was preceded in death by her father; brother Ronald; and step-father Carroll T. Franklin. 

Brenda graduated from Champaign Central High School class of 1973 on June 5, 1973.  She started working at Christie Clinic Department of Ophthalmology as receptionist on May 6, 1974 and retired on December 27, 2019.  Brenda battled pancreatic cancer for 14 months. 

Services will be private.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Brenda’s name to  Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Champaign, Illinois 710 N Neil St. Champaign, Illinois 61820.  Please join her family in sharing memories on her tribute wall at   

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