RENO, NV Brenda M. Bankert, 58, died peacefully at the home of her daughter, where she resided, on Saturday, June 8, 2013. Born March 21, 1955, in Hanover, she was the daughter of the late Robert E. Bankert and Barbara O. (Orndroff) Bankert. She was a 1973 graduate of York Vo-Tech. Brenda was discharged from the United States Navy in 1980. She completed her Medical Associates Degree in 2008. Surviving are a daughter, Barbara Sherven of Reno, Nev.; son-in-law, Josh Sherven; a son, Jerry Cline and wife, Megan Cline of Maryland; five grandchildren, Sarah Flores, Justin Meacham and Trevor Meacham, all of Nevada, and Mackayla Holland and Nicholas Cline both of Maryland; one great-grandchild, Ayden Lopez of Nevada; her siblings, Vickilynn Mahayni, Robert A. Bankert, Randy L. Bankert, Andrea a. Hake, John E. Bankert and Sheila M. Harmon; and several nieces and nephews. Brenda was preceded in death by her brother, Norman B. Bankert. A private memorial will be held at a later date.
Published in Evening Sun on June 11, 2013