Brenda Carol Seidell
Dec 5, 1939 – Jan 11, 2022
MORTON-Brenda Carol Seidell, 82, of Morton, IL, formerly of Bettendorf, IA, died peacefully at 1:55 PM on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL.
She was born on December 5, 1939 in Rock Island, IL, to the late Keith Webb and Audrey (Cook) Webb Dayhuff. She married Rudy William Edward Seidell, Jr. He died on February 16, 1994.
Surviving are her children, Susan L. Angelicchio of Denver, CO, Sally A. Bussey of Yelm, WA, David W. (Robin R.) Seidell of Eddyville, KY, Sandra C. (Tom) Seidell Bruner of Colorado Springs, CO , and Derrick W. Seidell of Coralville, IA; grandchildren, Corey, Stacey, Shawn, Clayton, Darin, Jennifer, and Brett; great-grandchildren, Lydia, Devin, Caleb, Caitlin, Katya, Annalyse, Clarissa, Keyarra, Ayla, John, and Carlie; and siblings, Kenneth Webb and Judy Webb Harrison. In addition to her parents and her doting husband, she was preceded in death by siblings Lyle Eugene Webb, Jerry Webb, Barbara McDowell, and Charles Webb.
Brenda was a loving domestic engineer. She liked to watch crime TV shows or as she called it “murder and chaos”, league bowling, league billiards and crafts. She loved making crafts and selling them at craft fairs and consignment shops. Her pool trophies and plaques (along with our father’s) lined the walls in our basement for years. She was especially proud of the “most 8 ball breaks” in one billiard season.
Brenda would tell the story to anyone who would listen as she proudly described how she enjoyed using our father’s spare woodpile every time he went out of town to create functional projects like the summer picnic table on the back patio for our family and friends to eat, laundry room closets and bookshelves in our family home, the storage cabinets in the garage, the winter ice rink in the backyard for all the neighbor kids and the playhouse in the back. She loved working with her hands to build the place we all called home, and she loved seeing the pride on her husband’s face at all of her achievements.
When we children were growing up, she took a bicycle repair course so that she could help all the neighborhood children to repair and maintain bicycles. Brenda liked to draw everything she saw and especially draw cartoon characters. She loved designing shirts for the kids’ bowling teams, Halloween outfits and other special events.
Cremation rituals have been awarded. Funeral services will be held at a later date. Affordable funeral and cremation services help the family.
Published by Quad-City Times on January 27, 2022.