She was born September 1, 1957, to Faye Barnes and Lester Schara in Stoughton WI. August 30, 1997 she was united in marriage to Gene Coleman. Brenda was a member of the Juneau County Moose Lodge for 9 years. She valued her membership there and helped out as much as she could. She also enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandbabies each and every one of them were her pride and joy. She loved getting together with friends and family for cookouts and card nights, playing bingo, going to the casino. She always made such an impact on the people’s lives she met. She was always so full of life.
Brenda is survived by her husband, Gene Coleman of Mauston; her children: Faye Coleman (Jack Seaton) of Wonewoc, WI; Gerald Coleman (Amy) of Hill Point, WI; John Coleman (Jenny) of Medford, WI; Jeremy Coleman (Elizabeth) of Ithaca, WI; Amanda Herlitz (Chris) of Mauston, WI; siblings; Cindy Williams of Wonewoc, WI; Martin Schara of Adams, WI; Amy Schara of Wonewoc, WI; and Ronald Barnes of Adams, WI. She is further survived by 19 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
Brenda is preceded in death by her mother Faye and father Lester, stepfather Ronald, her sister Leslie and brother Paul as well as her mother and father in law, sister in law Kate, brothers-in-law: John, Raymond, Butch, and Wayne.
Memorial Services for Brenda L. Coleman will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Juneau County Moose Lodge with a small luncheon afterwards. Burial will take place at a later date in Potters Cemetery, Summit Township.