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Rita Rae Brady

January 18, 2018

Rita Rae Brady 82, died Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas.  She was born December 16, 1935 in Hardesty, Oklahoma to Ray and Grace (Jackson) Talcott.  On August 15, 1982 she married Robert “Bob” Brady at Newton, Kansas and he survives of the home.


Rita was a devoted homemaker and loving wife and mother. Her greatest joy was that of a loving mother and wife. She greatly looked forward to visits from her family and family gatherings. 


Another joy of Rita’s was motorcycling with her beloved husband. They rarely made a planned destination for their rides and just enjoyed their time together watching the beautiful Kansas countryside pass by.  When Rita was relaxing at home she could often be found playing Dominos.


Rita is survived by her husband Robert “Bob” Brady of the home.  2 sons: Lyle McClure and Ronnie Talcott both of Peabody, Kansas.  1 daughter Ranica Brown of Peabody, Kansas and step daughter Kitty Thompson of Emporia, Kansas.  She is also survived by 1 brother Larry Talcott and 1 sister Jeannie Love both of Colorado.  She had 5 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren that she cherished.


She is preceded in death by her parents 1 son David McClure and 2 step sons Lee and Toby Brady.


Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Newton, Kansas with Bishop Jeff Ellsworth Conducting.  Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Petersen Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Peabody, Kansas.


Memorials are suggested to Shriner’s Children’s Hospital in care of Petersen Funeral Home.



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5 thoughts on “Rita Rae Brady

  1. I am so sorry to hear about you loosing your mom. She was a very special lady and loved you all very much. You are in my prayers today. With love, Joy

  2. Rita was a sweetheart.I know she will be missed greatly. But she’s in heaven now.No suffering and pain.

  3. Rita was a sweetheart.I know she will be missed greatly. But she’s in heaven now.No suffering and pain.Praying for Gods comfort for the family.

  4. I didn’t realize it was at 10 I had to look this up again to see what time. Love you all sorry about grandma. Love ya! Aimee Lynn

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