BRANDT, Allan 1915-2000
BRANDT, THIESSEN, PETERSEN
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Date: 8/19/2010 at 20:47:05
REINBECK - Allan T. "Onnie" Brandt, 84, a lifelong resident of Reinbeck died Monday, Jan. 24, 2000, at the Sunrise Hill Care Center, Traer.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Union congregational United Church of Christ, Reinbeck with the Rev. Joel Love officiating. Burial will be in the Reinbeck Cemetery with military honors provided by the American Legion Post, Reinbeck. Visitation will be after 12 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26 at Hand Funeral Home, Reinbeck, where the family will be present to greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. A memorial fund is being established.
He was born on April 15, 1915, in Reinbeck to Theodore and Marie (Thiessen) Brandt. He grew up in Reinbeck where he attended school. He served in the United States Army during World War II. He married Helen Petersen on March 9, 1942, in Ft. Leonard, MO. They made their home in Reinbeck where he was employed at Pioneer Hybrids International for more than 34 years, retiring in 1980. He was a member of the Union Congregational United Church of Christ, the American Legion Action Post, #242 Reinbeck and the 40 & 8 Club.
Survivors include two sons, Brad of Burnsville, Minn, and Greg (Barb) of Reinbeck; two granddaughters; two sisters, Florence Davis of Longmont, Colo. and LaVerna Murphy of Cedar Rapids; and a brother, Robert (Donna) of Reinbeck.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen on July 25, 1997; his parents; a sister, Irma Johnson; and two brothers, Donald "Bud" and Lester.
--Marshalltown Times Republican (Marshalltown, Iowa) 26 January 2000
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