Brenda P. Wachter, 63, formerly of Jackson, passed away Monday, June 8, 2020, at her home in Cape Girardeau.
She was born October 23, 1956, in Cape Girardeau, to Martin and Virginia Meyer Dubs. She and Gerald L. Wachter were married March 12, 1984. The had been married 32 years when Gerald passed away October 30, 2016.
Brenda was a 1975 graduate of Cape Central High School. She worked at the former Broadway Movie Theater in Cape Girardeau. After receiving her nursing degree from SEMO, she worked many years at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Brenda enjoyed boating and water-skiing on Kentucky Lake, going to the casino, and spending time with her grandchildren. Even though she was afflicted by multiple sclerosis, she continued to go and do everything she possibly could.
Loving survivors include two daughters, Ashley (Justin) Murphy of Cape Girardeau and Lindsey Wachter of California; three grandchildren, Caedan, Logan, and Tyson; four siblings, Marty (Bonnie) Dubs of Virginia, David Dubs of Kelso, Missouri, Martha Barnhart and Kathy (David) Morris, both of Cape Girardeau.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and an infant brother.
A memorial visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, June 12, 2020, at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. A celebration service will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, June 12, 2020, at the funeral home.
Memorials may take the form of contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by clicking on the TRIBUTE WALL tab of Brenda’s personal obituary page at mccombsfuneralhome.com.
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