Brenda Lea Scranton, 77, of Aurora, Colorado, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in her home.

Born Oct. 31, 1939, in Kansas City Missouri, she was the daughter of Dorothy and Leroy Lowe. On Dec. 14, 1962, she married William "Bill" Scranton in Fort Dodge. He preceded her in death.

Mrs. Scranton worked as a preschool teacher, speech aid, State Farm Insurance office manager and secretary for West Burlington's superintendent of schools.

She was a 1957 graduate of Fort Dodge High School.

She enjoyed scrapbooking, vacationing in Florida with her family, visiting her close friend Sharol, gambling and the Denver Broncos.

Survivors include one daughter, Shelli Busse; two sons, Todd Scranton and Brett Scranton; one granddaughter; and two great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.

There will be no services. A private celebration of Mrs. Scranton's life will be at a later date.