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Brenda I. Pfortmiller (Soles)

June 14, 2016

Brenda I.  Pfortmiller (Soles), 76, of Newton, passed June 14, 2016. She was born to Lyle and Anna Sweasy on October 12, 1939 in Caldwell, Kansas. Brenda married Joe Bill Soles, and together they had three sons; Allen, David and Mark.  Brenda’s husband Joe passed away in 1971. In 1995 she married Ken Pfortmiller, in Las Vegas! They enjoyed traveling together for many years. Brenda took great interest in quilting, making one for each of her 8 grandchildren. She also enjoyed studying the genealogy of her family.  She was a member of Cowtown Social Club, Prairie Quilt Guild, Red Hat Society, and the Applique Ladies Group. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lyle and Anna Sweasy; and brother, Larry Sweasy; first husband, Joe Bill Soles, and second husband Ken Pfortmiller.   She is survived by sons, Allen Soles, David Soles, and Mark and wife Lesli Soles; grandchildren, Ciera, Kylie, Katelyn, D.J., McCayla, Casondra, Jeremy, Thomas; great grandchildren, Cassie, Simon, and Conner; sister, Vicky and husband Bill Auman.  Visitation will be held Friday, June 17, 2016 from 5-9 pm at Petersen Funeral Home, with family greeting friends from 5:30-7:30 pm.  Burial will be held at Kechi Township Cemetery, Kechi, Kansas at 9:00 a.m., Saturday, June 18, 2016; followed by a Memorial Service at 10:30 a.m., at Trinity Heights United Methodist, in Newton Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to Cowtown, or Newton Area Senior Center.  Condolences may be left at www.petersenfamilyfuneralhome.com

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3 thoughts on “Brenda I. Pfortmiller (Soles)

  1. So sorry for your loss,. Our love & deepest condolences in the loss of your dear mother-grandmother.

  2. We are so sorry for your loss of your mother. Sending prayers of healing & hugs.

  3. We are all so sorry for the loss of your Mother. Hugs and prayers for your family. Love you all

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