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Granite Falls Advocate Tribune - Granite Falls, MN
  • Obituary: Brenda Luepke

  • Brenda Luepke, 50, of Kandiyohi, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 13, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Granite Falls. Brenda was born on March 14, 1963 in Granite Falls, to parents Valgene and Judith (Wilson) Ryer. She was baptized and conf...
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  •     Brenda Luepke, 50, of Kandiyohi, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the St. Cloud Hospital.              Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 13, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Granite Falls.
        Brenda was born on March 14, 1963 in Granite Falls, to parents Valgene and Judith (Wilson) Ryer. She was baptized and confirmed at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Sacred Heart. She attended Sacred Heart High School and graduated in 1981.
        She married Lee Luepke in 1982 at St. Paul Lutheran Church. They had three children; Travis, Trevor and Ryan. She later divorced and went on to meet her special friend Loren Houdek.
        She worked at MTI in Montevideo, Pac-a-Sac in Granite Falls, and was a CNA at various healthcare facilities. She recently completed courses in medical coding and was looking forward to starting a new career.
        Brenda enjoyed spending time with her family. She loved camping, traveling, and seeing her six grandchildren. She especially enjoyed her time living in Arizona. She was also a huge Vikings and NASCAR fan. Brenda was the type of person that could make any bad day good. She always had a smile on her face and loved to laugh.
        Brenda is survived by her special friend Loren Houdek of Kandiyohi; her mother Judith Ryer of Atwater; her two brothers: Don (Lori) Ryer of Belview and Doug Ryer of Granite Falls; her one brother-in-law Martin Messner; her children: Travis (Jennifer) Luepke of Maynard, Trevor (Jenna) Luepke of Granite Falls, and Ryan Luepke (Ashley, special friend) of Granite Falls; and her six grandchildren: Kiersten, Kaitlyn, Kaylee, Mason, London, and McKendree.
        She was preceded in death by her dad Valgene Ryer, one brother Delano Ryer, and one sister Valerie Messner.
        Funeral arrangements were with the Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Granite Falls.

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