OBITUARY: Lisa Marie Brooks Gartner


Lisa Marie Brooks Gartner passed away on January 12, 2024 at age 57.

She was born in McCook, Nebraska to Roberta Jean Schamel and Gerald Brooks.

She graduated from Hastings College in Nebraska. She worked as a Registered Nurse for more than 35 years. Lisa loved being a cheerleader for her children’s sports and she never missed a game when they were growing up. She was an animal lover and over the years had many special pets. She enjoyed shopping, especially on Amazon, traveling, and she would go out of her way to make sure she had a McDonald’s Diet Coke.

Lisa is survived by her husband Doug Gartner; children: Morgan and Jack Gartner; siblings: Mike (Kim) Brooks, Patti (Dave Hamling) Brooks, Mark (Darlene) Brooks, and Mick (Scott) Minnick; many beloved nieces and nephews; her grandchild: Max; and special pets Jet, Crazy Bugs, Lincoln, Milo, and Kali.

She is preceded in death by parents Roberta and Gerald Brooks, sister Denise Brooks, mother-in-law Barbara Gartner; and pets Dexter, Scout, Chance, Tex, Lucky, Gidget, Max, Prissy, and Husker.

The Celebration of Life is Thursday, January 18, 2024 from 4:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN.

In lieu of flowers, please make Memorial Donations in her name to St. Jude and/or New Leash on Life.

Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.


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