Brenda (Close) Mell

January 30th

Brenda (Close) Mell, 64, of Mishawaka passed away on January 30, 2014 at the Hospice House after an illness.  She was born on June 6, 1949  in South Bend to Clayton & Dolores Close.  She is survived by her two daughters – Lisa (Kyle) Kaczmarek of Osceola  and Shellie (Jason) Huffer of Granger.  Six grandchildren – Kailey and Korey Kaczmarek, Stephanie and Travis Kedik, Tiara Bucher, and Shelby Huffer.  One greatgrandson Brayden Marek. Her father Clayton Close of South Bend.  One brother Mike (Debbie) Close of North Liberty, one sister Doris (Dennis) Meixel of Mishawaka.  She was preceded by her daughter Tammy Mell in 2004, and her mother in 1993.  There will be a memorial mass  at the St. Pius Catholic Church in Granger on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 10:00 AM with visitation 1 hour prior.  .  Eastlund Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.  Online condolences to:

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