Brenda Lea Wolf

Brenda Lea Wolf, 59, Grinnell, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021.

She was born Feb. 5, 1961, in WaKeeney to Lawrence and Frances (Rohr) Coker. She was a 1980 graduate of Grinnell High School in 1980 and a 1981 graduate of Colby Community College.

She married Steve Wolf on Aug. 10, 1985. She worked at the Logan County Sheriff’s Office, and CD Clark & Sons, in Oakley and was a homemaker and enjoyed caring for her family. She volunteered at Grinnell schools as a cook and  worked at Hometown grocery as the cook.

She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church, Grinnell and the Altar Society. She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary, where she served as treasurer of the Grinnell Auxiliary and was a member of the Hutchinson V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary.

She enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, Grinnell; a son, Brandon Wolf and wife, Sarah, Colby; two sisters, Cynthia Ortman and husband, Dave, Mankato and Marie Taylor and husband, Don, St. John; two grandchildren, Bailey and Axten Wolf; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Ashley Wolf; an infant brother, Timothy Coker; her mother-in-law, Marlene Wolf; her uncle, Gary Coker; and two infant children.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Church, Grinnell; burial in the church cemetery. Social distancing and masks are required.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7  p.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Parish Center, Grinnell.

A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the parish center.

Memorials are suggested to the Northwest KS Special Olympics or to her  grandchildren’s education fund in care of Baalmann Mortuary, Oakley.

Condolences can be sent to the family at

Posted online on January 26, 2021