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Brenda Kay Nelson Lagasse
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Birth: Mar. 21, 1966
Towner County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Jul. 18, 2011
Rapid City
Pennington County
South Dakota, USA

Brenda Kay Lagasse, 45 of Rapid City, SD passed away after a long courageous battle of cancer at home among family and friends on Monday July 18th.
Brenda was born March 21, 1966, in Cando ND the daughter of Otto and Sharon (Starr) Nelson.
She grew up on the family farm in Egeland. Attended Bisbee-Egeland High School, and graduated with an Associate Accounting degree from NDSU Bottineau.
In June of 1987 she married Rodney Lagasse of Rolette ND. They had three daughters Jill Lagasse of Minneapolis MN, Sarah (Brent) Dyrdal of Baxter MN, and Jessica Lagasse of Rapid City.
As a child growing up she enjoyed sports, participated in 4-H and FFA. As an adult she was an active member of the Rocky Mountain Elk foundation, Big Bend Presbyterian Church, was a leader and judge for the Pennington County 4-H program.
Brenda worked for the Toyota of the Black Hills for the last 20 years. She enjoyed camping with her family spending time with her friends and being a Mother.
She is survived by her husband Rodney her daughters Jill, Sarah (Brent) and Jessica. Her parents Otto and Sharon (Starr) Nelson, brothers, Tom (Gloria)Nelson of Mooreton, ND, Mike (Kim ) Nelson of Cando ND, Jeff (MaryEllen) Nelson of Bismarck, ND, and Dan Nelson of Egeland ND, her Grandma Ruby Nelson of Rolla ND, and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Brenda proceeded in death by her Grandfathers, Bob Nelson and Bill Starr, her Grandmothers, Kay Starr and Nellie Starr.
Memorial visitation will be on Friday July 22, 2011 from 5pm to 7pm with a prayer service at 6:30 at Kirk Funeral Home in Rapid City.
A memorial service will be on Saturday July 23, 2011 at 10am at the Big Bend Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Robert Savot officiating. Burial will follow at a later date at the North Dakota State Veterans Cemetery in Mandan ND.
Friends may sign Brenda's online guestbook at
North Dakota Veterans Cemetery
Morton County
North Dakota, USA
Created by: Ellen Bishop
Record added: Jul 22, 2011
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Brenda Kay <i>Nelson</i> Lagasse
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