Brenda  Hook
Brenda Lynn Hook, 48, of Urbandale , Iowa, passed away on December 31, 2019. She was born to parents Wayne Hook and Margaret (Peggy) Hook, on 3/23/1971 in Oskaloosa, Iowa. She graduated from Oskaloosa High School in 1989. She went on to study Accounting at Arizona State University and graduated with Bachelor of Science. Brenda worked in the Accounting and Financial Investment field her whole life. Most recently she was working for Primerica in DesMoines. She always had a knack for numbers and enjoyed working with people. Brenda was passionate about higher education. She set her sights on getting a Masters in Business Administration. Brenda worked hard and earned her degree in 2009. Brenda enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She had a wonderful sense of humor and her smile could light up a room. Brenda also loved animals especially dogs. She always had a soft spot for a furry friend. The family dog, Lola, was a daily comfort and watched over her. Brenda is survived by Wayne Hook, Father, Margaret (Peggy) Hook, Mother, DesMoines, IA, Lee Anderson, Grandmother, Oskaloosa, IA, Jeniffer Rea & (Todd),Sister, Cedar Falls, IA , Aaron Hook & (Kelli), Brother, Milwaukee, WI, Michael Moroney, Special Friend, Jace Rea, Grant Rea, Breck Rea, Nephews, Sophia Hook, Niece. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 4, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. in the Central United Methodist Church in Oskaloosa. As was Brenda's wish her body will be cremated following the funeral ceremony. Burial of her urn will be in the Forest Cemetery at a later date. The Bates Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will begin Friday after 4:30 p.m. in the Bates Funeral Chapel and the family will be at the funeral chapel from 5:00-7:00 Friday evening to greet friends and relatives. Memorials to Central United Methodists Church in Oskaloosa and Stephen Memorial Animal Shelter
Published on January 1, 2020


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Bill and Phyllis Faulks
Jan 01, 2020
Dear Peg and Wayne OMG I was so shocked to see Brenda in the Obits of Herald! We are soooo sorry for you! People Shouldn't have to bury their children!!! Sometimes life just isn't fair and it stinks!!!! We won't be able to make it to funeral as Bill and I both have health problems, we live in a "retirement" community in Columbia MO. Will make contribution to animal shelter in Brenda's honor. Love and sympathy Bill and Phyllis