Patricia “Jolean” Brandt


Patricia “Jolean” Brandt, 79, of Gardner, KS passed away July 20, 2018. Graveside inurnment will be 11:30 am Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Hillside Cemetery, Sedgwick, KS. Arrangements by: Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center, Gardner, KS 66030 913-856-7111. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Children’s Mercy Hospital of Kansas City, MO. Condolences may be left at

Jolean was born September 4, 1938 in Wichita, KS to Joseph L. and Berta Jean (Horton) Jenson. She graduated from East High School in Wichita. Jolean married Eugene P. Brandt on December 11, 1987 in Miami, OK. She worked as a medical office manager for G.I. Associates in Overland Park, KS. Jolean was an avid reader, enjoyed crocheting and loved playing games, especially cribbage. She will be dearly missed by family and friends.

Jolean was preceded in death by her parents; husband; children: Candace Dill, Patricia Johnson and Pamela Simon and brother, Jerold Jenson. She is survived by her children: William “Andy” Simon and Bonnie Nichols of Wichita, KS, Raye Hughes and husband Mark of Olathe, KS, Kerry Haynes and husband Rob of Derby, KS, Kimberly Reyes and husband Bob of Sedgwick, KS and Paula Simon of Wichita, KS; siblings: Jon Jenson and wife Terri of Sedgwick, KS and Jaci Reimer and husband Francis of Sedgwick, KS; 32 grandchildren and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.