Brenda Kay Eslick, 55, of Story City died April 29, 2017, at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, May 3, at 10 a.m. at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the Story City Cemetery. Visitation will be after 8:30 a.m. at the church on Wednesday.


Brenda was born Oct. 1, 1961, in Vermillion, S.D., to Gary and Joan (Schmitz) Eslick. Brenda was a member of St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and a 1979 graduate of Roland-Story High School and Iowa State University in 2003 with a degree in marketing. Brenda was known for her warm heart and friendly smile. She was a very sociable person and really enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.


Brenda is survived by her parents, Gary and Joan Eslick of Story City; her daughter, Tanya (Christopher) Rohloff of Jewell; her son, Jesse (Mandie) Carroll of Urbana, Ohio; six grandchildren, Electra, David, Elizabeth, Ruby, Reagan and Jordyn; three brothers, Gary Eslick Jr., Brad (Gina) and Brian (Nicole) Eslick all of Story City and a sister, Carmen Goebel of Story City.


She was preceded in death by her infant twins, Tera and Tessa Carroll.


Soderstrum Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.