HERTHA EMMA BRANDT

 

from the LCT, July 14, 1978

 

FUNERAL HELD FOR HERTHA BRANDT, 82

   Hertha Emma Brandt, 82, Rudyard died in the Liberty County Hospital Friday afternoon of natural causes. She was born in Stewart, Minn. Apr. 12, 1896 to Gustav and EmiIie (Wendland) Krueger. In her younger years her family moved several times so she attended schools in Minnesota, North Dakota and Montana.

   She came to the Rudyard area from Valley City, N.D. in 1910. On June 25, 1913 she married Ernest Carl Brandt who homesteaded in the northwest Hingham area. The product of that marriage was four boys. Ernest died in 1953. She later sold the farm to the boys who still operate it

   She was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church and the A.L.C.W. in Rudyard, and was a past member of the Hingham Lutheran Church. She had also been active in the Royal Neighbors of America, Hingham branch. She ex­celled at cooking and baking and was an avid reader in recent years.

   She is survived by three sons, Irvin and Robed of Rudyard and Wilmar of Elizabeth. 114 one sister, Mrs. Lydia Langel of Rudyard; two brothers, Waldmer and George Krueger of Rud­yard; 11 grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Loren in 1948, one sister and three brothers.

   Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tues. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Rudyard with Rev. Timothy Solberg presiding. The congregation sang “I Love to Tell the Story,” “Just As I Am,” ‘Nearer My God to Thee,” and “How Great Thou Art”

   Pallbearers were grandsons: Robert E., Clyde, Gary, Loren and Terry Brandt, and Bill Henry. Ushers were grandsons Darryn and James Brandt.

   Interment was in the Rudyard cemetery.

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