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Brenda Phillips

October 10, 1938 — January 4, 2017

Brenda Sue Phillips, 78, of Cass City, died Wednesday, January 4, 2017 in Tuscola County Medical Care Facility, Caro. She was born October 10, 1938 in Detroit to William Earl and Ruth Lucille (Scott) Griffith. She married Milton Louis Phillips September 6, 1969 in Novesta Church, Cass City.

Brenda graduated from Harper Woods High School in 1956. She loved cooking for her family and playing Euchre and poker with them on the weekends. The family caretaker, Brenda always made sure that her family was well cared for. She enjoyed deer hunting and was a fan of the Detroit Tigers. Brenda was known as "Aunt Brenda" to many as she followed and supported many Cass City School sports.

Brenda is survived by her husband, Milton; children: Cheryl (Lyndon) Crane of Kingston, Shelly (Kenneth) Meredith of Snover, Susan (Steven) Wynn of Unionville, Elizabeth (Victor Pohlod) Phillips of Cass City, John (Laura Merchant) Phillips of Cass City; grandchildren: Coren Crane, Leah (Jesse) Howard, Emily Crane, Nicole (Ricky) Gonzalez, Anna (Andy) Blackwell, Ian Wynn, Molly Wynn, Haley Wynn, Lucas Swiderski, Lance Swiderski, Kate Pohlod, Brad Pohlod, Abby Sue Phillips, Isabelle Brenda Phillips; four great grandchildren; sister, Terry (Al) Prosowski of Cass City; many special nieces and nephews.. She is preceded in death by her son, Milton Dennis Phillips; brother, Roger Griffith.

Funeral service held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 7, 2017 in Our Lady Consolata Parish St. Pancratius Catholic Church, Cass City with Rev. Christian Tabares officiating. Interment will be in Novesta Township Cemetery. Pallbearers for Mrs. Phillips: Al Prosowski, Ian Wynn, Dan Bera, Josh Regnerus, Paul Regnerus, Tim Regnerus, Dennis Regnerus, Jimmy Regnerus. Memorials may be made to Family Discretionary Fund. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and stories with the family at

Visitation: 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, January 6, 2017 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, January 7, 2017 in St. Pancratius Catholic Church, Cass City

Arrangements by
Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan
Debra L. Kranz, 989-872-2195
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