Obituary: Makena Brady

PRATT—Makena Paige Brady, 17, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2020. She was born October 8, 2002 in Pratt to David and Tracie (Melcher) Brady.Makena was a Junior at Pratt High School. She worked as an Administrative Assistantant at Quality Well Service in Pratt. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Pep Club and Kay Club. She enjoyed artistry, fishing, playing basketball, being a smartass and spending time with her family and Grant. She was a huge animal lover and had planned to be a Vet Tech.She is survived by her parents; siblings, Jessica (Michael) Baker of Ellinwood, Derek (Kendi) Brady of Ellinwood, Presley (Joe) Birzer of Lyons, Kamryn Brady of Pratt; grandmother, Karen Melcher of Pratt; uncles, Mark Brady of Chase, Bob (Arin) Melcher of Kansas City, Kansas, Curtis (Martha) Malone of Raymond; aunt, Sherryl Malone of Pratt; Cousin/Best friend, Cambry Melcher of Pratt; cousins, Cole Brady of Chase, Blake Melcher of Manhattan, Mason Melcher of Pratt, Taylor Melcher of Kansas City, Kansas, Mariah Chavez of Kansas City, Kansas; and many other cousins, nieces and nephews.Makena is preceded in death by her grandparents, Melvin and Kay Brady and Doug Melcher; Uncle, Shane Melcher; and her big furbaby, Brodie James.Visitation was Saturday from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. with a Rosary and Vigil Service Sunday at 6  p.m. at Larrison Mortuary, 300 Country Club Road, Pratt.  Funeral Liturgy was Monday, May 18, 2020 at Larrison Mortuary. Burial followed at Greenlawn Cemetery, Pratt.Memorials may be made to Pratt Area Humane Society in care of Larrison Mortuary. Online condolences may be made at

Posted online on June 29, 2020