Brenda Sue (Wagner) Florea

Born: Thu., Jul. 28, 1960
Died: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018


2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Sun., Oct. 14, 2018
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Mon., Oct. 15, 2018
Location: Towne Square Business & Community Centre

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Mon., Oct. 15, 2018
Location: Towne Square Business & Community Centre

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Brenda Sue (Wagner) Florea, 58, of rural Winchester, ascended to her heavenly home on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 following injuries sustained from an automobile accident.

Brenda was born July 28, 1960 to Jerry W. and Linda Lou (Ridgeway) Wagner at Randolph County Hospital in Winchester.

She was a 1978 graduate of Winchester Community High School.  A large majority of her adult life was spent working in various positions for Marsh Supermarkets.  Upon the folding of the supermarket chain, she worked in various capacities, most recently cleaning several private residences and as a caregiver, providing the same love and support for persons suffering through cancer treatment, which she herself had experienced first-hand and came through as a survivor of the affliction.

Brenda was an avid bowler from the time she was 4 years old and carried on the hobby as a regular league bowler for many years, until physical limitations prevented her from continuing.  She held the ladies house record of 268 at Del-Nor Lanes / Winchester Bowl for many years.   She also enjoyed playing cards and scrapbooking.  Most of all, Brenda was a voracious card sender.  You could always expect a card from her on your birthday and every holiday, including those you had forgotten were a holiday.  Family was highly important to her, and she expressed this through her sending of cards.

Brenda is survived by her father Jerry Wagner of Winchester, her two brothers, Brad Wagner of Portland, and Brian (wife Janell) Wagner of Winchester.  She had three nephews that she held dearly to her heart, Garret Jay & Grant Austin Wagner of Winchester, and Ronald Jackson Wagner of Abingdon, VA.  She is also survived by several aunts, uncles, and cousins, all of whom she loved dearly.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rolland Wayne Florea II, an infant brother Jay W. Wagner, and her mother Linda Lou Wagner.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Monday, October 15, 2018 at the Towne Square Community Centre, 123 W. Franklin St., Winchester, IN, 47394, with Steve Conner officiating.  She will be laid to rest next to her husband at Glen Cove Cemetery in Knightstown IN.   Private graveside services will be scheduled for a later date.

Friends and family may call from 2-6 p.m., on Sunday October 14, as well as an hour prior to services on Monday all at the Community Centre.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made Cancer Services of Randolph County 133 N. Meridian St., Winchester, IN 47394 and/or the Jay and Linda Wagner Memorial Scholarship Fund C/O Community Foundation of Randolph County, 213 S. Main Street, Winchester, IN 47394, with envelopes available during services.

Walker Funeral Home in Winchester is entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

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kim williams harvey
   Posted Thu October 11, 2018
So very sorry for your loss. Sending prayers and love to the family. I will miss seeing her smiling sweet face & wonderful personality. I will miss her dearly.

Joetta Wolfe Koishor
   Posted Thu October 11, 2018
Jerry and family,
I am so happy that Brenda was my (date) for our 40th reunion, she even brought me dead flowers. I have so many good memories of her through Job's Daughters, and school. My heart hurts as I write this, knowing that I will not be able to make the trip back to Indiana. She was planning on coming to San Diego for a visit.
She will always have a special place in my heart.

Rita (Fields) Elliott
   Posted Thu October 11, 2018
To the Wagner family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Brenda and I grew up together and had a lot of good times. Have some great memories.

Rhonda Frost
   Posted Thu October 11, 2018
What can I say about such a great lady? Our hearts are breaking, so sorry for your loss. Love this picture of Brenda and her smiling that is how I will remember her. My kids loved their Aunt Brenda she always was talking about family. Will also miss her cards. God got a great angel.

Brenda Oakes Lowe
   Posted Thu October 11, 2018
To all of Brenda’s loving family, I am so sorry to hear of her passing. I didn’t know her as well as others, but she always had a light within her that shown for everyone around her.

Pamela G (Hurlock) Fitch
   Posted Fri October 12, 2018
Deepest sympathy to Brenda Sue's family and all those who grieve.

Cathy Horn
   Posted Fri October 12, 2018
This is such a loss to this family. She always greeted you and very much enjoyed getting to talk to her. I am so sorry.

Mitch King
   Posted Sat October 13, 2018
My deep sympathy.
God bless the Wagners, Mitch King

Brian Meek
   Posted Sun October 14, 2018
Jerry, Brian, Brad and Family. I will always remember Brenda's laugh, and how many time I got to hear it when she bowled (well most of the time). She did leave the ball return kicking to her mother!! Thanks Brenda, for driving your parents to Florida and stopping by, and including me in your Thanksgiving meal at Janice's. Thank you all for the memories. We will keep you all our prayers

Tresa Mallory
   Posted Sun October 14, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers are with you
during this difficult time of loss.
With deepest sympathy,
Tresa & Sarah Mallory

Joni Simmons
   Posted Sun October 14, 2018
I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Amanda Reed
   Posted Thu October 18, 2018
Brenda was always a spitfire! I enjoyed working with her for many years at Marsh. She was good people and always ready to laugh. My memories of her will always be fond ones. My thoughts and prayers go to her family. Family was always really important to Brenda so my hope is she is watching over them and they receive comfort in knowing that.

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