Obituary: Brenda Pfortmiller

Brenda I. Pfortmiller (Soles), 76, of Newton passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2016.

She was born to Lyle and Anna Sweasy on Oct. 12, 1939, in Caldwell. Brenda married Joe Bill Soles, and together they had three sons, Allen, David and Mark. Brenda’s husband Joe passed away in 1971. In 1995, she married Ken Pfortmiller in Las Vegas. They enjoyed traveling together for many years.

Brenda Pfortmiller
Brenda Pfortmiller

Brenda took great interest in quilting, making one for each of her eight grandchildren. She also enjoyed studying the genealogy of her family.  She was a member of Cowtown Social Club, Prairie Quilt Guild, Red Hat Society and the Applique Ladies Group.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lyle and Anna Sweasy; brother, Larry Sweasy; first husband, Joe Bill Soles; and second husband Ken Pfortmiller.

She is survived by sons, Allen Soles, David Soles, and Mark and wife Lesli Soles; grandchildren, Ciera, Kylie, Katelyn, D.J., McCayla, Casondra, Jeremy and Thomas; great-grandchildren, Cassie, Simon and Conner; and sister, Vicky and husband Bill Auman.

Burial was at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 18, at Kechi Township Cemetery in Kechi, followed by a memorial service at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Heights United Methodist in Newton.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cowtown or Newton Area Senior Center. Condolences may be left

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