Remembering Brenda Heard Bruner Moerchen

Brenda Heard Bruner Moerchen, 72, passed from this earth on Friday, June 9, 2023, in Mansfield, Louisiana.

Brenda was preceded in death by her parents, J.D. and Janice Heard and her beloved husband, Jim Moerchen.

Left to cherish her memory are her brother, Buddy Heard and wife Ann, her children; Tina Anderson and husband Brian, Dawn Bruner and special friend David Sanders, Matt Moerchen and wife Tori, and Brenda Moerchen-Martinez and husband Byron. She will also be missed by her grandchildren; Andrew Holford, Jordan Young, Riley Young, Tyler Anderson, Victoria Martinz, Carlos Milligan and Katelyn Daniel. She left 4 great grandchildren and many uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and friends.

Brenda spent most of her life in Minden but lived in west Texas as a child. As an adult, she lived in Baton Rouge and Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. She met Jim in Shreveport and was willing to follow him anywhere. She enjoyed spending her time helping others and playing cards or dominoes with friends. She was a little competitive! In the last few months, she formed a special relationship with some ladies at Mansfield Nursing Center. They were known as the “Golden Girls.”

A memorial will be held Saturday, June 17, at 10:00 a.m. at Eastside Missionary Baptist Church in Minden. In lieu of flowers, Brenda wanted donations made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital