Rebecca Lea Brakey
Rebecca Lea Brakey, 64, died Sept. 2, 2018, at the Wichita County Health Center, Leoti. S h e was born March 7, 1953, in Garden City, the daugh- ter of Bernard “Bub” and Beverly (Lile) Brakey. She was a lifetime resident of Leoti where she was employed by Wheatland Electric for 34 years. In 1971, she married Wayne Bjurstrom in Leoti. Survivors include: one son, Scott Bjurstrom and wife, Jenny, Garden City; her mother, Beverly Brakey, Garden City; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father; one brother, Gregg Brakey; and one sister, Debbie Sivils. A memorial service will be held Sat., Sept. 8, 3:00 p.m., at the Christ Covenant Church in Leoti with Rev. Scott Rosen officiating. A private family interment will take place at a later date at Valley View Cemetery, Garden City. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to the Leoti EMTs in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N. 7th St., Garden City, Ks. 67846.