Rebecca Lea Brakey, 64, died Sunday, September 2, 2018 at the Wichita County Health Center in Leoti, Kansas. She was born March 7, 1953 in Garden City, Kansas the daughter of Bernard “Bud” & Beverly (Lile) Brakey.
Rebecca was a lifetime resident of Leoti where she attended Leoti schools. In 1971, she married Wayne Bjurstrom in Leoti, Kansas. A homemaker, Rebecca worked for 34 years as office manager for Wheatland Electric. She enjoyed golfing and spending time with her family and friends.
Survivors include a son Scott & wife (Jenny) Bjurstrom of Garden City; her mother Beverly Brakey of Garden City; and 3 Grandchildren Addyson, Kaya, & Grant. Rebecca is preceded in death by her father; a brother Gregg Brakey; and a sister Debbie Sivils.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Christ Covenant Church in Leoti, Kansas with Rev. Scott Rosen officiating. A private family interment will take place at a later date at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials given to the Leoti EMT’s in care of Garnand Funeral Home of Garden City.