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Brenda Lee Betz, 63, a resident of Bellevue, NE, formerly of Laredo, died peacefully in her home on Saturday, August 13, 2022.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, September 3, 2022 at 11 a.m. at the Black Silo Winery in Trenton, with lunch to follow at noon.

Brenda was born in Trenton on February 12, 1959. She was the oldest of three girls born to Paul and Judith Barritt of Mercer.

Brenda attended high school at Mercer and earned her Associates degree from NCMC in Trenton. She was a member of the Galt Christian Church.

Brenda worked at Modine in Trenton, at the Women™s Correctional Facility in Chillicothe, and most recently as a security officer in the Bellevue schools.

In 2019 Brenda moved to Bellevue where she and friend, Richard Rule, currently lived.

Survivors include three sons, Whitney and Brandi Hastings of De Soto, KS, Noah and Brandy Hastings of Independence and Skylar and Mandy Betz of Box Elder, SD; one daughter, Ariel and Vincent Harris of Trenton; seven grandchildren, Tayler Hastings, Walker Hastings, River Jo Hastings, Gunison Hastings, Diezel Hastings, Ryeland Kirk and Meadow Griffin; and one sister, Becky Freeman.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Mike Betz; parents, Paul and Judith Barritt; and sister, Lacraica Barritt.

Donations can be made to the South Evans Cemetery in Grundy County.