Patricia Ann "Patty" (Karst) Bricker, 67, Russell, formerly of Ellis, died Thursday, March 12, 2020, at Hays Medical Center.

She was born Dec. 7, 1952, in Russell to Nathan and Dorothy (Anderson) Karst. She was a 1970 graduate of Ellis High School.

She married Herman Joseph Bricker on Oct. 14, 1972, in Gorham. He preceded her in death Nov. 3, 2019.

She worked at Russell Elks Lodge, the Gorham Café, Log Cabin, Jerry’s Place, Waudby’s and was a dietary manager for the Russell Regional Hospital and the Sterling House in Hays.

Survivor include a son, Chris Bricker, Taft, Calif.; a daughter, Sandy Boos, Russell; a brother, Ed Karst, Aurora, Colo.; two sisters, Kathy Hashenberger and Kay Scheck, both of Russell; and three grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

A memorial has been established with Post Rock Family Services.

Contributions and condolences can be sent to the mortuary.