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Reta Brouillette

August 5, 1948 — March 25, 2024

Goodland, Kansas

Reta Gaynell Brouillette passed away peacefully on March 25, 2024, surrounded by her loved ones.  She was born on August 5, 1948 to George and Mildred Egbert in Dodge City KS.  

Reta obtained her teaching degree from Fort Hays State University.   She was a passionate golfer, spending many hours on the golf course.  Often returning after that “come again” shot or hopeful for a second hole in one.

She is survived by her devoted husband Garey Brouillette.  They recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary.  Reta was a loving mother to her son, Shad Brouillette (Gerri) of Shawnee Kansas and daughter, Carey Brouillette Hipp (Scott) of Ellsworth Kansas.  She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Lizzy Hipp, Ben Hipp and Andrew Hipp who all brought her much pride and joy.  She could be found supporting them at many activities across the state of Kansas.

She is also survived by her brother Rex Egbert, aunt Virginia Greenspun (Michael) and sister-in-law’s Robin Brouillette, Dawn Brouillette Carla Brouillette and Sally Brouillette, nieces and nephews: Bradley Egbert and Ashley Heil, Aubre Thompkins, Christopher Carleton, Sacheen Lelli, Arianna Brouillette Spraker, Shaun Durkan, Rubye Fangmeier, Dylan Fangmeier and numerous great-nieces and nephews.

A come and go Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, April 6th, 2024 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM MT at Koons-Russell Funeral Home in Goodland.  Private inurnment will be held at a later time in the Goodland Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Goodland Regional Medical Center Auxiliary and may be left at the services or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland, KS 67735.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Come and Go Celebration of Life

Saturday, April 6, 2024

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Mountain time)

Koons-Russell Funeral Home - Goodland

211 N. Main Ave., Goodland, KS 67735

There will be no Formal Service. This is a time for friends to gather to visit and share stories of Reta with her family.

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