Brandy Aldrich Dies

Brandy Danyel (Martin) Aldrich, 37 years passed away at home in Manhattan, Kansas from medical complications. Brandy was born in Emporia, Kansas on August 20, 1982, the daughter of Tina (Douglas) Marchand of Alta Vista, KS, and Richard Flanders of MN. Brandy was the wife of Joshua A. Aldrich of Manhattan, KS.

Brandy graduated from Council Grove High School and joined the Navy after school to become an Encryption Code Breaker, but was medically discharged. She returned to the Council Grove area and worked several years as a waitress at Bob’s Diner and The Hay’s House. She later worked as a traveling CNA in Great Bend. Then she met her husband, married then created “Gimme Some Suga” a sugar scrub business for numerous years. Brandy was also known for her cooking skills, especially homemade bread and jellies. She later attended Bellus Academy graduating and becoming a licensed Cosmetologist; specializing in makeup and hair styling.

Brandy leaves behind her husband, Joshua A. Aldrich; a daughter, Haley N. Aldrich; and a son, Jaxon A. Aldrich all of Manhattan; and daughters, Bryanna A., Alexys M., & Trinity A. Aldrich all of New York. Parents: Tina and Douglas Marchand and Richard Flanders of MN; brothers: Justin Soderlind of WS, Tommy Marchand of IN, Adam Flanders of MN; sisters: Ashley Martin of KS; Danielle Gallup of IN; Kelly Flanders of MN and Heaven Gonzalaz of IN. Grandmothers: Carol LaMotte of KS, Alice Flanders of MN, and Ida Marchand of IN. Lifetime friends: Nikki and Mike Shelmadine, and Roxanne and Jim Annis; as many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Brandy was predeceased by a brother, Doug Marchand, Jr. of FL.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sawyer Funeral Home, Box 273, Council Grove, KS.

A visitation for family and friends will be at 10:00, Tuesday, February 4, 2020, with funeral service following at 11:00, at Sawyer Funeral Home.

Condolences may be left at www. sawyerchapel.com.

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