Ann Brenny, age 67 of Apache Junction, AZ, formerly of Rice, MN, went to be
with the Lord on March 17, 2020 surrounded by family at Mountain Vista Hospital
in Mesa, AZ.
affectionately called Barb, was born on January 14, 1953 in St. Cloud, MN to
Benjamin and Elizabeth Byzewski. Barb, along with her five siblings, was raised
on a farm in central Minnesota. She graduated from Milaca High School in 1970.
Barb lived in Cloquet, MN for many years until she met her husband, Darrell
Brenny. Barb and Darrell were married on July 11th, 1989 in Mayhew
Lake, MN and lived together in rural Rice, MN. Barb graduated from beauty
school and worked many years out of her home cutting hair, baking wedding
cakes, and selling kitchen gadgets.
her husband’s death, Barb relocated to northwest Missouri and eventually
loved playing bingo, dominoes, and cards. She especially enjoyed making cakes
and delicious meals for family and friends. She loved to tell jokes and stories
that she had gathered throughout the years.
is survived by her sisters Rita Rudnitski (Richard), Apache Junction, AZ;
Theresa Archer, Gilbert, AZ; Frances Langner (Leonard), Little Falls, MN; her
Brenny family, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her
husband, Darrell, her parents, Benjamin and Elizabeth, and her brothers, Paul
will be greatly missed.
to current health restrictions, services will be held at a later date in Mayhew