Obituary from Sue Holland's records  19 Feb 2002                          Obit February 1944

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RITES ARE HELD IN SCHAPVILLE CHURCH FOR HARRY BRANDT

Succumbs at Age 42 Years of Heart Trouble and Other Ailments

 

  Funeral services were conducted at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the Zion Lutheran Church in Schapville for Harry Brandt, 42, well known farmer who resided west of Elizabeth and who died in St. Francis hospital in Freeport at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23.

  Mr. Brandt had been ill for the past two years and a patient in the hospital for the past month. Death was attributed to heart trouble and other ailments.

  Rev. A.T. Bruckler, pastor of the church officiated at the last rites which were largely attended. Brief prayer services were held at the home at 1:30.

  A quartet composed of Arthur Koester and Oscar Krug of Guilford and Raymond Schultz and Verle Stadel of Schapville sang "The Old Rugged Cross" and "Safe In The Arms of Jesus".

  Mrs. Emma Dotzel was the organist.

  Those in charge of the floral offerings were Mrs. Lawrence Grebner, Mrs. Earl Williams, Mrs. Glen Shaw, Miss Marle Haas, Mrs. Herman Ege, and Mrs. Emma Dotzel all of the Elizabeth vicinity.

  Casket attendants were George Kuhn, Floyd Cook, Louis Koehn, Guy Williams, Joseph Ehredt, and Peter Haas, all of near Eliizabeth.

  Burial was made in the Schapville Lutheran Cemetery.

  Harry Brandt, son of Frederick and Dorothy Bubsey Brandt, was born in Woodbine Township, Dec. 8, 1901, and always resided on the farm which he had operated for several years. He recieved his education in the rural schools of that locality.

  On Jan. 30, 1924, he was united in marriage to miss Mary Bohnsack of Schapville, who survives as do three children, Eldon, Lenora, and Hilda, all at home. He also leaves four brothers, Charles of Elizabeth, Henry of Dundee, Ill, and Ernest and August, who reside in Montana, and two sisters, Mrs. Henry (Elizabeth) Dotzel and Mrs. Henry (Minnie) Hoppe, both of Elizabeth. His parents and two brothers preceded him in death,

  Mr. Brandt was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church at Schapville, just north of his home, for the greater part of his life. He had always been engaged in farming.

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