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Debra Debbie Branstetter 1955 - 2016
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Debra Debbie Branstetter 1955 - 2016

CLAREMORE, Okla. — Debra “Debbie” Branstetter, 60, passed away Jan. 2, 2016. She was born Feb. 13, 1955, at Great Bend, the daughter of Donald Dean “Zip” and Elizabeth Ileen “Betty” (Sanders) Zimmerman. She married David Lee “Dave” Branstetter March 26, 1976, in Great Bend. He preceded her in death. She was a Braum’s manager in Claremore, Okla., a ceramic artist and was a payroll specialist at the University of Tulsa.
Survivors include four children, Daniel Branstetter and wife Shylon of Verdigris, Okla., Douglas Branstetter of Tulsa, Okla., Rebekah Branstetter of Broken Arrow, Okla., and Elizabeth Branstetter of Tulsa, Okla.; two brothers, Joey Zimmerman and wife Sara of Great Bend and Denny Zimmerman and wife Stacy of Searcy, Ark.; two sisters, Yvonne Sumner and husband Greg of Norcatur, and Linda Johnson and husband Mike of Great Bend; and four grandchildren, Jade, Landon, Makayla and Bradley.
Funeral services were held at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Claremore, Okla., and burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Claremore. The family requested this obituary be delayed to prevent undue heartache for Debbie’s mother, Betty Zimmerman. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home*
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Nov. 22, 2017