Jessica Marie Knoll, 37, Great Bend, formerly of Otis, died Saturday, May 19, 2018, at her home.

She was born Oct. 16, 1980, in Colby to James and Bonnie (Keith) Knoll. She was a graduate of Morland High School, attended Kansas State University and Fort Hays State University.

She married Patty Brand on June 10, 2016, in Great Bend. She was a retirement implementation consultant for CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions and case manager at Benefit Management.

She enjoyed woodworking, carpentry and tinkering on her latest projects. She cherished her time with friends and family, especially her brothers, while hunting, fishing, playing softball and volleyball, grilling, smoking Marlboro Lights and occasionally a Grape Swisher Sweets, and trying new craft beers. She was an avid Star Wars, Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, ABBA, and Dallas Cowboys fan.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Ambrose and Agatha Knoll and Bernard and Carol Keith.

Survivors include her wife, of the home; two brothers, Travis Knoll and significant other, Tabitha Droddy, Lafayette, La., and Ryan Knoll, Alexandria, La.; and two nephews, Alec and Lochlan; her father, Salina; and her mother, Morland.

Services will be at a later date.

Memorials are suggested to Wounded Warrior Project in care of Bryant Funeral Home, Great Bend.

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