Welcome to the memorial page for

Brenda (Papai) Wilson

July 8, 1961 ~ April 1, 2017 (age 55)

     Brenda Wilson age 55, of Alma, MI, passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family.

     According to Brenda's wishes, cremation has taken place and a memorial gathering of family and friends will take place at a later date.

     Brenda was born in Painesville, Ohio on July 8, 1961 the daughter of Alex Charles and Cynthia Ann (Roberts) Papai.  Brenda married Daryl Wilson on July 21, 1979 in Wheeler, MI at his family's home.  She was the head housekeeper at Comfort Inn, Alma, MI, for over 20 years.  She liked to draw, but her love was children, especially her nieces and nephews.

     Brenda is survived by her husband Daryl of Alma, MI, sister Patricia Brandkamp of Alma, MI, 2 brothers: Danny Brown of Pennsylvania and Donald (Diane) Brown of New Hampshire, and nieces: Jordan, Jade, Tiffany H., Jackie, Christina, Kelly and Sarah; and nephew Tyler.  She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Laurie Keefe and brother Brian Brown.

     Online condolences can be sent to The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Ithaca, MI.

 Service Information

A Memorial Gathering will be held at a later date

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Ithaca, MI 48847

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