Brenda Jean Nixon
Brenda Jean Nixon, 80, of Missoula, went to meet Jesus on
Saturday, March 4, 2023 at Village Healthcare of natural causes.
She was born on September 17, 1942 in Miles City to
Wesley and Claudia Lausch. She was one of 7 children. She
grew up in Plevna and Ismay, and worked as a soda jerk early in
life, then attended community college in Miles City. She
worked later as a secretary for many companies throughout her
life. She met and married Robert Nixon in Wooster, OH in
1967. They had 3 children in 12 years.
Despite many obstacles and challenges, Brenda did her
best to care for her three children including her daughter
Rochelle, who lived with Huntington’s disease. Brenda enjoyed
playing bingo, card games and doing crossword puzzles,
spending time with the Missoula newcomer’s club, her family
and friends. She was devoted to her church and gave of herself
and her finances very sacrificially. She was very devoted to and
loved the Lord.
She was preceded in death by her daughter(Rochelle),
her husband(Robert), her father(Wesley), her mother(Claudia),
her brother(Jerry) and sister(Myrna). She is survived by her
siblings Douglas(Libby), Lana, Valis(Gayle), Jade, two sons
Rodney(Tara), Randy(Darci), grandchildren Brett, Tianna, Zoey,
Sydney, Sophie and Logan and several great grand-children.
In Lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the
Montana Special Olympics in her name. We will be celebrating
her life and spreading her ashes with family and friends in the
late spring early summer.