Mt. Morris, IL, Brenda Kay Heckelsmiller, age 61, passed away on Saturday November 30, 2019 in KSB Hospital, Dixon, IL. Brenda was born on November 12, 1958 in Rockford, IL, the daughter of Roger & Joanne (Joesten) Niffenegger. Brenda earned an accounting degree from Rockford College. She worked in the Accounts Payable for Sewer Equipment Company in Dixon, IL. Brenda enjoyed time with her grandchildren, being outdoors, motorcycling, and the annual "Hayride." Brenda is survived by her; Son: Adam Heckelsmiller Loves Park, IL; Granddaughter: Piper Davis, Winnebago, IL and Grandson: Aidan Heckelsmiller, Winnebago, IL; Boyfriend: Jack Beck, Mt Morris, IL; Mother: Joanne (Joesten) Niffenegger Rockford, IL; Brother: Roger "Butch" Niffenegger, Jr., Rockford, IL; Sister: Patricia (Niffenegger) Heckelsmiller, Rockford, IL; Sister: Shelly (Niffenegger) Nelson (Carl), Chandler, AZ; Niece: Jennifer (Heckelsmiller) Bunkers (Brad) Queen Creek, AZ, Niece:Tiffany (Heckelsmiller) Streight, Mesa, AZ, Nephew: Ian Heckelsmiller, Rockford, IL, Nephew: Jared Niffenegger, Rockford, IL, Nephew: Jorden Niffenegger, Rockford, IL, Nephew: Trevor Nelson, Chandler, AZ, Niece: Kylee Nelson, Chandler, AZ; and 8 great nieces and nephews. Brenda is preceded in death by her daughter: Erin Heckelsmiller and father: Roger Niffenegger. Funeral services will be held on Thursday December 5, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. in Finch Funeral Home, 405 East Hitt, Mt. Morris, IL with Rev. Frank Lay officiating. Visitation will be held on December 5, 2019 in Finch Funeral Home from 10:00 A.M. until service time. In lieu of flowers memorials to be determined.