Brenda Sue Lifer

Birth Date: 
Monday, June 6, 1949
Date of Passing: 
Sunday, June 19, 2022

Brenda Sue Lifer, 73, of Wooster died on Sunday, June 19, 2022 at Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare.

She was born May 6, 1949 in Ashland to Wilbur “Bud” Lee and Bertha Mae Hartman Markham. 

Brenda was a homemaker and had also worked for Regal Ware.  She attended St. Mary Catholic Church.

She is survived by her children Chris Lifer, Tony Lifer and Skylar Airwyke all of Wooster; brother Terry (Peg) Markham of Ashland and sister Vickie (Mike) Zellner of St. Louis, MO.

Brenda was preceded in death by her parents; husband of over 53 years, David Lifer and a sister Gloria Airwyke.

Friends will be received on Monday, June 27, 2022 from 5:00-6:00 PM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster.

There will be no service.

The family would like to extend their eternal gratitude to Tredella Floyd and Janet, Pete and Diana Franks for all they have done.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


Friends will be received on Monday, June 27, 2022 from 5:00-6:00 PM at the funeral home


There will be no service.


So sorry for a death, I knew Tony at Ida Sue when I worked there . God Bless Familt

Chris, Tony, and Skyler. I'm so sorry for your loss and will be thinking and praying for you and all your family. Brenda was just like an aunt to me and knew her since I was very young. God Bless you and may she have ever lasting peace.

My SINCEREST Condolences to YOU, TONY, and the rest of your GREAT family.
Since I was a Supervisor with you, the GREAT TONY LIFER, I got to meet your great MOM, and WOW, did she help me a lot at all of our "Fun Nites" and other activities held at the Nick Amster Workshop!

All of you are in my DEEPEST PRAYERS!
PLEASE, for BRENDA AND DAVE & ALL OF you READ the following Biblical verses:

ECCLESIASTICS 3: :1-3 + 3:1-10


Jim Appleman, Supervisor with the GREAT TONY!

I'm so sorry for your loss. I pray for peace and comfort during this difficult time. Brenda was a very sweet and caring lady who was my neighbor many years ago. R.I P. Brenda! You will be missed!

Chris, Tony and Skylar:. I'm so sorry for the loss of Brenda! I use to clean with her and knew her and Dave for many years!

I am so so sorry to hear of Brenda's passing. We were great friends when we were kids and even intp adulthood. May God comfort all of you in your time of grief and know that she will be loving you and watching over you forever. Sincerely Karen

Vickie, Mike and family, I am very sorry to hear of your sister's passing. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. I hope that through the tears you will find laughter in the loving memories that you hold of her too. Hugs from the old neighborhood! Kim

Our sympathy to Brenda's family. We wish you all well, thinking of Tony and Skylar and everyone.

I'm so lost for words I worked at Regal Ware with both Brenda and Dave I'm so deeply sorry for your loss Tony, Chris, and Skylar may you find comfort in there memories.

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