‹ Return to Current Obituaries

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Dana Deborah's visitation.

Dana Deborah Branstetter

Dana Deborah Branstetter, age 75 of Horse Cave passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. Dana was born in Metcalfe County on May 1, 1945 to the late Amel Delk and Mabel Bell Delk.

Being the oldest of eight siblings, Dana spent her childhood and teenage years, surrounded by them in a small house on Milton Ave. in Glasgow, KY. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jana Lyn Branstetter; a sister, Lanie L. Powell; a brother, Terry Delk; one niece, Sherry Delk; one nephew, Justin Clarkson.

Dana married Lanny Branstetter on June 6, 1964 after a courtship that began when Lanny purchased a show ribbon for a walking horse from Dana, while she was working at Jackson’s Florist in Glasgow, KY. Unbeknownst to Dana at the time, Lanny never had owned a horse and was just making an excuse so he could ask her for a date. Soon after, they opened Branstetter Pharmacy in Horse Cave, running the business together for 52 years, of which, Dana worked inside the store, six days a week, for nearly four decades.

She is survived by her husband and two daughters, Lana Kilburn (Tim) and Gina Elliott (Shannon) both of Cave City; three sisters, Linda Smith and Brenda Yates of Glasgow, Anissa Krick (Nathan) of Fredericksburg, VA; two brothers, Chess Delk of Glasgow and Amel Delk Jr. (Susie) of Horse Cave; one sister-in-law, Mildred Delk of Glasgow; many nieces and nephews.

We rejoice in knowing that Dana received Jesus Christ as her personal Lord and Savior and that we will see her again.

Hebrews 12:2 Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfector of our faith, who for the joyt set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Services will be private and under the direction of Winn Funeral Home. 

Condolences may be expressed online at www.winnfuneralhome.com 

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dana Deborah Branstetter, please visit our flower store.



Mildred Delk May 1 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of the passing of Dana. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Bryan and Temisha Denison Apr 30 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dana Deborah Branstetter

Bill and Michele Sirles Apr 29 2021 12:00 AM

So very sorry to hear this. I always enjoyed talking to Dana at the pharmacy.

Alicia Smith Apr 29 2021 12:00 AM

I am so very sorry to hear of Dana's passing. Prayers for Lana, Gina, and family during this difficult time.

Kim Delk Sanderson Apr 29 2021 12:00 AM

Dear Family, Dana ,Glenda Asbury and I were best friends in high school. We were regulars at the Plaza Theater on weekends or were at each others house. We had such good times! Dana was such a sweetheart, Have missed seeing her, but will never forget her kind, soft spoken ways. My heart goes out to you at this difficult time. May all your good memories help to carry you through. Sincerely, Carolyn

Carolyn Chambers Apr 29 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dana Deborah Branstetter

Marcey Dyer Milby Apr 29 2021 12:00 AM

I am sorry that Dana is no longer here with you and family .

Mila Rutledge Apr 28 2021 12:00 AM

Dear sweet Dana: So sorry to know you are not with us now ,but happy that we crossed paths when our children were young, I could not have made it without you. (Dot's lemon meringue pie didn't hurt) I will cherish your smile, your professionalism, and your lifelong friendship. LANNY, ana, Gina; there are no words; there is only love. And thanks for blue ribbons.

Ann Matera Apr 28 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dana Deborah Branstetter

Darlene Neal Apr 28 2021 12:00 AM