Barbara F. Brandon, 70, died Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at a Topeka hospital. She was born April 16, 1947 at New Orleans, LA., the daughter of Joseph and Doris Gaudin Valenti. Barbara lived most of her life in Louisiana moving to St. Marys in 2014 and then to Rossville Health and Rehabilitation Center. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Joseph Valenti and a sister, Diane Saucier. Survivors include a sister, JoAnn Valenti; nephews, Chris, Joseph, Bryan and Richie; a niece, Nichole; her companion, Jeffery Gray. Requiem Mass will be at 8:30 A.M. Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at Assumption Chapel. A rosary will be recited at 6:30 P.M. Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys where she will lie in state until 7:30 P.M. Interment will be in Our Lady Of Peace Cemetery, St. Marys. Memorial contributions may be made in Barbara's name and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple Street, St. Marys, Kansas 66536.