HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                                                             September 24, 1996

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ROBERT BRANDT

 

  RUDYARD - Robert Brandt, 68, died at his Rudyard home Monday, Sept. 23, 1996.

  Funeral services are 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Hlingham Lutheran Church with Rev. Tim flange officiating. Internment will follow in the Rudyard Cemetery.

  Arrangements by Rockman Funeral Chapel in Chester.

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HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                                                             September 25, 1996

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ROBERT FREDERICK BRANDT

 

  RUDYARD - Robert Frederick Brandt, 68, died Monday, Sept. 23, 1996 at his home in Rudyard of nat­ural causes.

  Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Hingham Lutheran Church. Interment will follow in the Rudyard Cemetery.

  He was born Feb. 26, 1928, at the farmstead of his grandparents northwest of Rudyard.

  He was the youngest of four sons and his parents were Ernest and Hertha (Krueger) Brandt. He grew up on the farm, attended Hingham and Rudyard schools, and graduat­ed from Rudyard High School in 1945.

  Following his education, he worked at the Farmer’s Elevator in Hingham.

  On Sept. 28, 1952, he marrleu Katherine Jean Langel at the Goldstone Lutheran Church north of Rudyard. They made their home on the family farm where he initially worked with his father and brother, Irvin, and later with his son, Clyde.

  In addition to farming, he served as a rural mail carrier on the north and south Rudyard routes for more than 30 years. In the late 1970s the Brandts worked as caretakers at the Rudyard Cemetery.

  He was baptized and confirmed at the Hingham Lutheran Parish.

  When he retired from the Postal Service in 1988, he was given a “Safety Award” for logging more than 1O0,000 miles without an acci­dent. lie was happy to see his son, Darryn, now driving the same postal route. He loved watching baseball games. He had a large collection of baseball cards and sports publica­tions.

  Other Interests included fishing. colLecting stamps, and crossword puzzles.

  His survivors include his wife, Katherine of Rudyard; children, Marilyn Henry of Havre, Robert Brandt of Missoula, Clyde Brandt of Havre, James and Gary Brandt of Great Falls, Darryn Brandt of Rudyard, and Karen Brandt of Rudyard; five grandchildren; his brother, Irvin Brandt of Rudyard. his mother-in-law, Helen Langel of Chester; his aunt, Lydia Krueger Langel of Rudyard; and numerous nephews and nieces.

  He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Loren in 1948 and Wilmar in 1995.

  Memorials will be given to the Hingham Church or the Rudyard Historical Societv.

  Rockman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.”

MATTHEW 5:4

 

What a blessing it truly is to live in communities who reach out in times of need. Thank you so much to all of you for the comforting cards, prayers, phone calls, visits, food, flowers and memorials. Thank you for being the kinds of friends, relatives and neighbors that make it so wonder­ful to live here. Thank you to Pastor Spenst and Pastor Coleman, Colleen and the ambulance crew Gerry. Joann, Richard. Alberta and Jamie. Thank you to those who took care of the store. Thank you to Rlynn and Karen for easing us through the funeral preparations and for being so caring. Thank you to Pastor Tim, Sharon, Terry, the ushers, pallbearers and Hingbam WELCA for making Bob’s celebration of life service one that will always remaln meaningful for us. God Bless you all.

 

The family of Robert Brandt

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