Brenda Waynette Russett, age 57, of Ulysses, Kansas, died Thursday, December 27, 2018, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kansas. She was born September 30, 1961, in Ulysses, Kansas, the daughter of Wayne and Lucreta (Martin) Russett.
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Brenda, with an exception of two years in Canton, Georgia, was a lifetime resident of Ulysses and graduated in 1979 from Ulysses High School. She was formerly a manager at Sonic, and worked at Grant County Bank for 13 years, a title company, and most recently at MRC. She enjoyed collecting, going to auctions, playing bingo, reading, listening to music, watching cooking shows, and spending time with her family.
Brenda is survived by her daughter, Larissa Brooke Talbert of Ulysses; father, Wayne Russett of Ulysses; siblings, Debbie Theye and husband Densel of Liberal, Kim Leiker of Hays, David Russett and wife Patty of San Antonio, Texas, and Kari Geerdes and husband Victor of Hays.
Brenda is preceded in death by her mother, Lucreta in 2012; Aunt Joyce Griffith in 2017; nephew, D. J. Theye in 2016; and great-nephew, Braiden Smith in 1998.
Funeral service will be Thursday, January 3, 2019, at 10:00 AM at Garnand Funeral Home Chapel in Ulysses with Pastor Richard Stafford officiating. Interment will follow at Ulysses Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, January 2, 2019, from 10:00 AM until 8:00 PM at Garnand Funeral Home Chapel in Ulysses. Memorial contributions may be given to Brenda Russett Memorial Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave, Ulysses, KS 67880.