Jeanette A. (Braun) Leiker, 77, formerly of Victoria, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at Lubbock, Texas.

She was born July 5, 1941, in Hays to Clarence P. and Pauline (Hammerschmidt) Braun. She was a 1959 graduate of Victoria High School and a 1963 graduate of St. Anthony School of Nursing in Hays.

She married Anthony J. “Tony” Leiker on Sept. 7, 1963, in Victoria. She was a registered nurse for more than 40 years, retiring in 2003. She moved from Kansas to Des Moines, Iowa, in 1968, then in 1985 she moved to Lubbock.

She was a member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Lubbock, Texas.

Survivors include her husband, Lubbock; two sons, Galen Leiker and wife, Jenny, and Kent “James” Leiker, all of Lubbock; four brothers, Leroy Braun and wife, Joann, Victoria, Wayne Braun and wife, Edie, and Clarence Braun Jr., all of Hays and Allen Braun and wife, Pattie, Claremore, Okla.; two sisters, Mary Jane Unrein, Hays, and Lorita Berens and husband, Ron, Great Bend; a grandson, Ryan; and three granddaughters, Alexis, Kaitlyn and Jessica.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and an infant sister, Darlene Braun.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at The Basilica of St. Fidelis, Victoria; inurnment in St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary, 412 Main, Victoria, KS and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, at The Basilica.

A vigil /rosary will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the mortuary.

Memorials are suggested to The Basilica of St. Fidelis or St. Fidelis Cemetery in care of the mortuary.

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