Myrtle Maxine Briand, 89, Arnold, died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, at Cedar Village, Ness City.

She was born June 11, 1926, in Lincoln County to Elmer and Martha (Tatkenhorst) Rosebrook.

She married Sol Briand on Aug. 1, 1948, in Lincoln. He preceded her in death May 15, 2007. She was a homemaker.

She was a member of First Mennonite Church and Veteran of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, both of Ransom.

Survivors include three sons, Gerald Briand and wife, Betty, Ransom, and Larry Briand and wife, Lisa, WaKeeney, and Wendell Briand and wife, Millie, Olathe; two daughters, Marge Tillitson, Ransom, and Joan Grover, Salina; a brother, Douglas Rosebrook, Tescott; 17 grandchildren; and 29 great- grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and five brothers, Oscar, Paul, Lawrence, Roy and Clarence Rosebrook.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ness City; burial in Arnold Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday with the family present from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to First Mennonite Church, Ransom in care of the funeral home.

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