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Brooke Whitney Engstrand

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“Eddie, Vickie and all your family, You all have my sincere sympathy. Its times like this that I wish I was nearer family and friends. Please know...Read More »
1 of 100+ | Posted by: Paulette Engstrand Parrott - AZ

“Ed, Vicki and Heather, so sad to hear of Brooke. Your special family holds so many fond memories for all of us. May God hold you all so close...Read More »
2 of 100+ | Posted by: Greg Schenck - Waukee, IA

“Dear Friends, My heart aches for you and your family. What a precious daughter has gone to be with Jesus. Take comfort in knowing she is well &...Read More »
3 of 100+ | Posted by: Shirley Hightshoe - Mt Ayr, IA

“Eddie and Vicky I am so sorry about Brook I just heard she remainded friends with me threw facebook and listed herself as my neice on my profile. Our...Read More »
4 of 100+ | Posted by: Yolanda Engstrand - Saint Joseph, MO

“A beautiful light has passed from your lives, but will continue to live in your hearts forever. May the light shine brightly to sustain you in the...Read More »
5 of 100+ | Posted by: Jane and Craig Hansen - Griswold, IA

“Eddie, Vicki and Heather Watching Brooke grow up into a beautiful multi-talented young lady was a privilege. Mom and I will forever remember...Read More »
6 of 100+ | Posted by: Rebecca Reinke - McClelland, IA

“Sorry for your loss ”
7 of 100+ | Posted by: Kassie Herron - shenandoah, IA

“Eddie and family, No parent should have to live through the loss of a child. I pray that the pain you feel now will someday soon be washed away by...Read More »
8 of 100+ | Posted by: Samantha Henness - Schertz, TX

“Dear Ed, I can't imagine how difficult it is to lose one of your children. You have my deepest sympathy and our prayers. Seems like it was only...Read More »
9 of 100+ | Posted by: William Hullinger - Bedford, IA

“Vicki,Eddie,& Heather we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. In a small town we are like family. When a family...Read More »
10 of 100+ | Posted by: Ron,Phyllis,Dan, & Jeff Allen - IA

“Brooke had the most beautiful smile! She was also the most accepting person my family has known. She was a good friend to my son,(always) and I will...Read More »
11 of 100+ | Posted by: Charmla Carpenter - Stanton, IA

“Dear Vicki and Mr. E: Our prayers and best wishes are directed to you. Rely on Him, your family, and your friends now and always. ...Read More »
12 of 100+ | Posted by: Karl Peterson - Lenox, IA

“I share my condolences with Brookes family. God must have needed a very special Angel beside him. It will take time to adjust to that Angel watching...Read More »
13 of 100+ | Posted by: Randy Hodge - Hollister, MO

“I went to school with brooke in stanton she always had a smile and a friendly hello for everyone no matter if you were close or not. She was always...Read More »
14 of 100+ | Posted by: Chelsea (Barker) Runyon - IA

“Ed and Vicki, What can I say other than the years were too few, but she was loved by many and will be missed by everyone who knew her. Bill,Renae,...Read More »
15 of 100+ | Posted by: Bill and Renae Shelton - Clarinda, IA

“Our memory of Brooke at the horse shows is a sweet, polite girl with a big smile. So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with your family. ”
16 of 100+ | Posted by: Todd & Susan Wright - Glenwood, IA

“I never met or knew Booke. From what I've read she has lived her life to the fullest, and everyone should be proud of just that. ”
17 of 100+ | Posted by: Travis - Shendandoah, IA

“Brooke was a wonderful student who we were all very proud of here at CRAS. This past January I got to tour Blue and see Brooke hard at work. It is...Read More »
18 of 100+ | Posted by: Greg Stefus - Phoenix, AZ

“A person never knows what to say at a time like this,just know that you have our sympathy and we'll be keeping you all in our prayers. ”
19 of 100+ | Posted by: Rhonda and George Harris - MO

“My sincere condolences to Brooke's family. My heart breaks for your loss! I cherish the memory of our time on the English drill team. Brooke's...Read More »
20 of 100+ | Posted by: Marcy Crain - Clarinda, IA

“Looking at the sunset yesterday, I just know that Brooke is in heaven making her own crayon art in the sky. The world lost a great spirit, but heaven...Read More »
21 of 100+ | Posted by: Alisha Gordon - Los Angeles, CA

“Vickie and ed. I lost my son 6 years ago at the age of 22. what keeps me going is a box of his personals and a locked room to cry in. If you need a...Read More »
22 of 100+ | Posted by: jerri smith - stanton, IA

“We were so sorry to hear about Brooke. What a lovely young lady. Once you met Brooke you never forgot her. We will always remember how much we...Read More »
23 of 100+ | Posted by: Edward & Diana Boyd - Chillicothe, MO

“Brooke is the best of us all and proof that God only picks the most beautiful of flowers. I feel so privileged to have grown up with Brooke and,...Read More »
24 of 100+ | Posted by: Jessica Lantz - Houston, TX

“I know the loss of a child and there are no words. May God Bless and comfort you ”
25 of 100+ | Posted by: Gary Goodemote - Stanton, IA

“Vicki, Eddy & Heather: Mom and I were shocked and profoundly grieved over Brook's sudden passing. Please accept our condolences and our deepest...Read More »
26 of 100+ | Posted by: Kim Fries Douthit - Clarinda, IA

“We know words can never express how sorry we are about Brooke. What a sweet young girl! We will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers. ”
27 of 100+ | Posted by: Knute & Denise Hallquist - IA

“Your family is in my thought and parys. ”
28 of 100+ | Posted by: scott christensen - red oak, IA

“Dear Ed, Vickie, Heather, I was so saddened to hear about Brooke. My heart aches for all of you. As so many others, I remember all the horse shows...Read More »
29 of 100+ | Posted by: betty hartsook gordon - creston, IA

“I first met the Engstrand family when I was a dental assistant in Clarinda. Brooke had a beautiful smile and great heart. So sorry for your loss....Read More »
30 of 100+ | Posted by: Jess Engstrand - Clarinda, IA

“We are so profoundly sorry and saddened by the loss of Brooke. Praying for stength in the days ahead and that God's peace will surround and comfort...Read More »
31 of 100+ | Posted by: Janean Hart - Stanton, IA

“My thoughts and prayers are with all the family and friends of Brooke. ”
32 of 100+ | Posted by: Stacey - Malvern, IA

“Sending you all love, hugs, and prayers. ”
33 of 100+ | Posted by: Elizabeth Boyer - West Des Moines, IA

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Brooke Engstrand. I am so sorry for your loss. ”
34 of 100+ | Posted by: Evan Menak - North Hollywood, CA

“My prayers have been sent throughout the week and your family has been on my mind a lot the past few days. What a tragic loss for such a wonderful...Read More »
35 of 100+ | Posted by: Diana Petersen Mandernach - IA

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Brooke was a wonderful, bright, and caring person. I know that she'll be missed by all, and God has a special place in...Read More »
36 of 100+ | Posted by: Brianne Hart - San Clemente, CA

“I am so sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
37 of 100+ | Posted by: Sue Allen - Stanton, IA

“Brooke's big smile...that's what I see when I think about her. I wish the sadness I feel now could ease your pain. Although that's not possible,...Read More »
38 of 100+ | Posted by: Gerry and Dan Lundgren - Stanton, IA

“loved, laughed and smiled, you'll always be in our hearts, many memories to cherish, love you, Uncle Bob & your favorite Aunt Karen ”
39 of 100+ | Posted by: Bob & Karen Hackett - MO

“We are so very sorry for your loss. May God be with you in your time of need ”
40 of 100+ | Posted by: Sue Miller - Columbia, MO

“To the Engstrand family..... I was saddened to hear of Brooke's death. Cling tightly to each other during this difficult time of hurt that you can't...Read More »
41 of 100+ | Posted by: Roni Score - Silver City, IA

“Condolences to the Engstrand family. Brooke was and will continue to be a bright soul. Her smile and the twinkle in her were always genuine. I...Read More »
42 of 100+ | Posted by: Simat Whipp - Clarinda, IA

“I became friends with Brooke while working at Wild Woods. The joy and happiness she brought to those around her is one that will stay with us forever...Read More »
43 of 100+ | Posted by: Cesar Davila-Irizarry - CA

“Your in our prayers & thoughts, Brooke was a great influence on my girls. She was a great young lady. ”
44 of 100+ | Posted by: The Clark family - Iberia, MO

“She was a delight to all who knew her and will be missed by all who loved her! ”
45 of 100+ | Posted by: Marla Nelson - Stanton, IA

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
46 of 100+ | Posted by: Cathy Mather - MO

“Eddie... my heart hurts ”
47 of 100+ | Posted by: Larry Miller - New Market, IA

“We were stunned and saddened by the loss of this wonderful young lady. Our hearts go out to you. She will forever live in our memories. Our prayers...Read More »
48 of 100+ | Posted by: Joe & Susan Trainer - New Hampton, MO

“Ed and Vicki, we are so deeply saddened by your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you both as well as Heather and her husband. ”
49 of 100+ | Posted by: Kevin and Jen (Boyer) Schlomer and family - IA

“So sorry to hear of Brooke's passing. Take care of yourselves and think of all the wonderful memories with Brooke. ”
50 of 100+ | Posted by: Dan & Kenzie Meggison - Indianola, IA

“You are in our thoughts and prayers. It is overwhelming to take in. Brooke was such a sparkle and lit up the stage with her personality and smile...Read More »
51 of 100+ | Posted by: Marlene & Dick Kennon - Stanton, IA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time. So sorry for your loss of such a beautiful young lady. ”
52 of 100+ | Posted by: Rachel Wenberg Bartz - Van Meter, IA

“Vickie and family, Ron and I just wanted you to know we are so sorry about your loss. We did not know Brooke, but she sounded like a very special...Read More »
53 of 100+ | Posted by: Ron & Brenda Howard - Clearmont, MO

“I am saddened by this news and am praying for Vicki, Eddie, and Heather for strength in dealing with this loss. Brooke's spirit was always so kind...Read More »
54 of 100+ | Posted by: Samanna Barna - Elliott, IA

“Vickie, Eddie, and Heather. I shall never forget such a vibrant young lady and such a terrific horse lady. She seemed to excel in all she did and...Read More »
55 of 100+ | Posted by: Barb Green - Council Bluffs, IA

“Vicky and family, I am a Claire's sister. There our no words I can think of except I am so sorry. I can only let you know you all are in my...Read More »
56 of 100+ | Posted by: Fran Mickey - Morrisville, NC

“Brooke brightened our lives and she will be dearly missed. ”
57 of 100+ | Posted by: Stacey M - Westlake Village, CA

“Our prayers are with you. We were shocked and saddened to hear of your Loss. ”
58 of 100+ | Posted by: Mike & Carol Fields - San Antonio, TX

“Eddie, Vicki, and Heather, We are so saddened by Brooke's passing. No parent ever wants to get this news. Brooke was living her dream, and many...Read More »
59 of 100+ | Posted by: Mike and Linda Williams - IA

“With sympathy, thinking of you. May loving memories bring you peace. ”
60 of 100+ | Posted by: Sue Altizer-Schreifls - MN

“We are so sorry to hear about Brooke. Our thoughts & prayers are with all of you. May God bring you peace in the difficult days ahead. ”
61 of 100+ | Posted by: Kevin & Trish Anderson - Ames, IA

“Ed, Vickie and Heather, Our love, thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this difficult time. ”
62 of 100+ | Posted by: Greg and Carolyn Johnson - IA

“My heart goes out to the family; From My family to yours... I was sadened to hear of the loss of Brooke and you all are in my prayers... Always...Read More »
63 of 100+ | Posted by: D. Cline - Moorpark, CA - Friend

“Brooke was such an amazing person. Everytime I saw her she was smiling and laughing, and it affected those around her. Everyone was always happier...Read More »
64 of 100+ | Posted by: Kyle Foley - Austin, TX

“Our sincere condolences to your family on this tragic loss. You are in our prayers to help you move through this difficult time. {Granddaughter...Read More »
65 of 100+ | Posted by: Matt and Amber Dyer - Glenwood, IA

“Eddie & Vickie, I was just numb after hearing about the loss of Brooke. I have no words to express the tremendous loss you've just experienced, but...Read More »
66 of 100+ | Posted by: Lori Requist - Urbandale, IA

“We are thinking of you and praying for you at this difficult time. ”
67 of 100+ | Posted by: Stu & Laurie Peterson - Stanton, IA

“Ed,Vicki, and family, may God give you strength during this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
68 of 100+ | Posted by: Darla Paul Schaffer - Woodbury, MN

“Our prayers and deepest sympathy go to you and your family. ”
69 of 100+ | Posted by: Mac & Julie McIntosh - stanton, IA

“Our family is greatly saddened for your tragic loss. Quiet Brooke could light up a room with her smile. We pray your memories and the Grace of God...Read More »
70 of 100+ | Posted by: Chris/Carol Bullington - Stanton, IA

“Words can't begin to express the saddness in hearing the news of Brooke. She was such a special young lady and she will be greatly missed. You will...Read More »
71 of 100+ | Posted by: Amy Thygesen - Harlan, IA

“"Blessed are those that mourn, for they will be comforted...Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God." Matthew 5:4&8 Ed, Vicki, &...Read More »
72 of 100+ | Posted by: Mike, Tami, Marin, & Emma Olson - MN

“No words can ease the pain of losing Brooke, but know that your family is in our every thought and prayer. ”
73 of 100+ | Posted by: Jim and Barb (Perry) Jones - IA

“We are so saddened by the news of Brooke's passing. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you all! ”
74 of 100+ | Posted by: Denny & Lonnie Hartstack - IA

“Eddie and Family, May your faith in God see you through at this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
75 of 100+ | Posted by: Jim & Bonnie Bryte - Cedar Falls, IA

“Dear Engstrand Family, Although I know that no words can ease the loss you feel, just know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
76 of 100+ | Posted by: Brandi Shipman - Westlake Village, CA

“Our hearts are so saddened for your loss of Brooke. We just pray that you will feel God carrying you through this tragedy. ”
77 of 100+ | Posted by: Mike & Julie Kennon - Marne, IA

“Eddie and Vicki, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your daughter Brooke. Will always remember her smile and poise from those IA State Fair 4H...Read More »
78 of 100+ | Posted by: Maggie and Tom ORourke - Earlham, IA

“Vicki and Ed, My heart goes out to you and your family during this tough time. May you find peace in your memories. I will always remember Brooke...Read More »
79 of 100+ | Posted by: Darla Merwald - Marshalltown, IA

“Our heartfelt sympathies as you grieve the loss of your precious Brooke. I have such good memories of watching her grow up as a Stanton student. ...Read More »
80 of 100+ | Posted by: Karen &Mike Mead - Stanton, IA

81 of 100+ | Posted by: Gladys, Larry, Jamie & Symone Demanett - IA

“Remembering a beautiful, young woman with a bright smile and a zeal for life, my prayers are with you all. ”
82 of 100+ | Posted by: Penny McDaniel - Villisca, IA

“Brooke, No matter where you were, or what we all would be doing, I always knew you as the person, that treated everyone with equal affection, while...Read More »
83 of 100+ | Posted by: Nathan Clarkson - North Hollywood, CA

“Brooke, you always made me laugh and smile SO much, and you reached out to me and made an effort in our friendship no matter how busy I was. You were...Read More »
84 of 100+ | Posted by: Rachael Stroud - North Hollywood, CA

“We are saddened and hurt for your family. Brooke was such a fun girl and so full of life, it is such a tragedy. We are thinking and praying for...Read More »
85 of 100+ | Posted by: Amy Elwood - Villisa, IA

“To the Engstrand family, May your faith, family & friends be a source of strength to guide you through this unbelievable chapter of your lives. ...Read More »
86 of 100+ | Posted by: Lowell & Jan Burnison - Red Oak, IA

“Eddie/Vickie, my thoughts and prayers are for your family. ”
87 of 100+ | Posted by: Mark Conkling - Wichita, KS

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to you as you suffer the loss of a very special young lady. I have fond memories of a vivacious young girl with a...Read More »
88 of 100+ | Posted by: Sue & Gary Stephens - Bradenton, FL

“We send our heartfelt sympathies to you and pray that God gives you strength. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Risa Sederburg, Justin, Brett,...Read More »
89 of 100+ | Posted by: Risa Sederburg - Villisca, IA

“Ed, Vicki and Heather No words can heal the pain. May beautiful memories, Brooke's undying spirit, and the God and community that loves you, give...Read More »
90 of 100+ | Posted by: Pat Schenck - Temecula, CA

“We are so sorry to hear about Brooke, know that you are in our prayers today and always. We will always remember her sweet smile and her kind heart. ”
91 of 100+ | Posted by: Jerald, Chrissi, Christopher, Austin and Ashley Palmquist - IA

“Our condolences and prayers go out to you and your family. ”
92 of 100+ | Posted by: Ken Engstrand - Ft. Pierce, FL

“We pray you feel God's arms surround you as you search for strength, understanding and peace. Our hearts hurt with yours. ”
93 of 100+ | Posted by: David and Fran Olson - Villisca, IA

“Ed and Vicki, Shocked and saddened to hear of your loss. Brooke holds a special place in the hearts of our family. She was such a great competitior...Read More »
94 of 100+ | Posted by: Christy Cunningham - Lewis, IA

“No words can ease the pain of losing Brooke, but know that your family is in our every thought and prayer. ”
95 of 100+ | Posted by: Knute & Denise Hallquist - IA

“Ed, Vicki, Heather, and family, Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your...Read More »
96 of 100+ | Posted by: Missy Petersen - Red Oak, IA

“Dear Eddie & Vickie, We are so sorry to hear of Brooke's passing. Since we met your family years ago through SISCO, Mike, Cole and I always...Read More »
97 of 100+ | Posted by: Sharell Kurcz - Glenwood, IA

“Our prayers go out to the Engrstrand family. May your memeories help you through this difficult time! ”
98 of 100+ | Posted by: Sonya Burke Plahn - Omaha, NE

“We are so sorry for your tragic loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Gen, Austin & Rylan Houston ”
99 of 100+ | Posted by: Genevieve Houston - Stanton, IA

“Vicky and Ed: We were so sorry to hear about Brooke; know you must be devastated to lose your precious girl -- and at such a young age is especially...Read More »
100 of 100+ | Posted by: Ernie and Brenda Wederquist - IA

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Brooke Whitney Engstrand, the daughter of Eddie O. and Vicki L. (Mather) Engstrand was born May 15, 1989 in Shenandoah, Iowa. She passed away suddenly on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at her home in North Hollywood, California at the age of 23 years, 7 months and 25 days. Brooke was raised in Stanton, Iowa. While in school, Brooke participated in basketball, track, softball, band and FFA serving as president of their chapter. She was active in 4-H showing her much loved horses and winning many 4-H awards. Brooke participated on horse judging teams at the local and state level, and even selected to judge a national event in Ohio. She graduated with the Stanton High School Class of 2008. Brooke furthered her education at Conservatory Of Recording Arts and Sciences in Tempe, Arizona. She completed internships in Los Angeles, California before graduation. Following graduation, Brooke went to work for Wild Woods Production and most recently, was a Product Support Technician at Blue Microphones in Westlake Village, California. She loved attending comedy clubs, even performing her own three minute gig on stage. Brooke was a member of Mamrelund Lutheran Church in Stanton and attended Bel Air Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles, California. Brooke was preceded in death by her grandparents: Harry Orland Engstrand; and Erwin and Marie Mather. Brooke is survived by her parents: Eddie and Vicki Engstrand of Stanton, IA; sister, Heather Vencil and husband Evan of Windsor Heights, IA; and grandmother, Phyllis Engstrand of Clarinda, IA; aunts and uncles: Karen (Bob) Hackett of Burlington Junction, MO; Galen (Claire) Mather of Byers, CO; Aaron (Tara) Mather of Plainview, TX; Mark (Sara) Engstrand of Clarinda, IA; Eric Engstrand of Braddyville, IA; and Rex (Brenda) Engstrand of Cumming, IA; along with other relatives and many friends. May God bless her memory and give strength to those who mourn. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at Mamrelund Lutheran Church, Stanton, IA Rev. Dr. Eric Kutzli, Officiating Graveside Service will take place at 2:00 p.m. in the Braddyville Cemetery, Braddyville, IA Visitation with the family will be on Friday, January 18 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Mamrelund Lutheran Church, Stanton, IA The family request memorials in Brooke's name, in lieu of flowers. Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at www.sldfuneralhome.com Sellergren-Lindell-DeMarce Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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