Havre Daily News                                                                      Tuesday, November 29, 1994

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HAROLD F. BRANDT

  RICHLAND, Wash. - Harold F. Brandt, 82, a former Rudyard, Mont. and Great

Falls, Mont. resident, died Thursday of natural causes in Richland.

  His funeral was Monday afternoon at Central United Protestant Church of

Richland, with burial of ashes in Sunset Memorial Gardens there.

  He was born Sept. 2, 1912, in Rudyard. He grew up in that area and was a

wheat farmer there until 1982. He lived in Great Falls from 1983 until moving

to Richland earlier this year.

  He was a member of Methodist churches in Rudyard and Great Falls, a 50-year

member of Joplin, Mont. Masonic Lodge AF & AM 114, and a member of the Scottish

Rite and Shriners Club in Great Falls, Order of the Eastern Star 10 in Great

Falls and OES 109 in Joplin. He served on the board of the Farmer-Merchants

Bank in Rudyard, Hill County Electrical Cooperative and Farmers Union Oil

Company in Rudyard.

  He enjoyed bookkeeping, gardening, travel and his family.

  Surviving are his wife, Violet, of Richland; two daughters, Geraldine Cicon

of Richland and Shirley Beresford in Australia; daughter-in-law, Ellene Brandt

of Montclare, Pa.;three brothers, Edwin, Elmer and Eugene; four sisters,

Eunice, Loretta, Cora and Lydia; seven grandchildren; and seven

great-grandchildren.

  He was preceded in death by a son Dale A. Brandt, in 1981; a brother George

and a sister, Ruth.

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