Betty Juanita Leerskov Brenner, 99, Russell, died Monday, May 6, 2019, at Brookdale East Senior Living Center, Wichita.

She was born May 10, 1919, in Atwood, Okla., to Oscar M. and Maggie (Slaten) Bishop.

She married Leo Noble "Swede" Leerskov on Dec. 2, 1939, in Bowlegs, Okla. He preceded her in death in 1979 after 40 years of marriage. She was a master seamstress and was employed in the fabric department at Bankers Mercantile in Russell for many years. She later married Leo Brenner on Feb. 17, 1984. He preceded her in death in 1986.

Survivors include two daughters, Yvette Leerskov Ehrlich, Bakersfield, Calif., and Brenda Leerskov, Wichita; and a sister, Kitty Kingsley, Santee, Calif.

A celebration of life will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell; burial in Russell City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday with family greeting guests from 6 to 7 p.m. at the mortuary.

Memorials are suggested to Russell Senior Center or Russell Community Theater in care of the mortuary.