Brenda S. Hostetler Morris

December 21, 1947July 20, 2013

Brenda S. Morris, age 65, of Bloomington, died Saturday morning at her residence. Born December 21, 1947 in Bloomington, she was the daughter of Charles and Ruth (Cain) Hostetler. She retired from Indiana University and had formerly worked at Cook, Inc. She loved working with her flowers, shopping and spending as much time as she could enjoying her grandchildren. She is survived by her life partner, Jeff Owen, of Bloomington; her four children, Devin (Amy) McKamey, of Bedford, Jeffrey McKamey, of Bloomington, Melissa (Jason) Williams, of Ellettsville, and Ricky Morris III (Michelle Yeger), of Bloomington, nine grandchildren, eight step-grandchildren one great-grandchild and one great-grandchild on the way, one brother-in-law, Glen Workman; two nephews and their families, Steve Hostetler and Brian Workman and one niece and her family, Michelle Neeley,. She is also survived by her miniature pekingese, “Buggie”. She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Jerry Hostetler and one sister, Kathy Workman. The funeral service will be at 10:30 A.M. Wednesday at Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene and Harrell Chapel with Rev. William Morris officiating. Burial will follow in the Burgoon Church Cemetery. Friends may visit the family at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. The family suggests memorial contributions be given to the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure or to the American Cancer Society.


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 24, 2013
  • Visitation Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Brenda S. Hostetler Morris

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Paulette (Kossnar) Ganschow

July 24, 2013

Brenda was my best friend for many, many years and our children grew up almost like siblings. I never doubted I would see her again and I am so sorry that I waited too long. My heart aches for her loss as well as for Devin, Jeff, Melissa and Ricky. Your mother loved you all so much.

Duncan Family

July 23, 2013

Please accept our sympathy and may the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Jodie Finch

July 22, 2013

I worked with Brenda years ago at the Cook West plant. Brenda was alot of fun and we had some good laughs. Thoughts and Prayers to her family.