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Richard J. Brandt

Richard J. "Dick" Brandt, age 66 of Loose Creek, passed away Sunday, August 1, 2010, at Autumn Meadows Skilled Nursing Facility in Linn.

Dick was born March 4, 1944, in Rich Fountain to the late Alfred Brandt and Josepha (Reinkemeyer) Bock who survives of Rich Fountain.

He was a 1962 graduate of Fatima High School. After graduating, Dick enlisted in the Army serving until 1968.

On August 5, 1965, he was united in marriage to Inge Muth in Plankstadt, Germany. She survives of the home.

Dick was a lineman for Three Rivers Electric for 38 years before retiring in 2006. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Loose Creek and the IBEW. His love was rebuilding Volkswagens.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by: two daughters, Christine Hoecker and her husband Greg of St. Elizabeth, and Heidi Kuttenkuler and her husband Chris of DeSoto, Kansas; four brothers, Don and his wife Christy Brandt of Linn, Joe and his wife Darlene Brandt of Loose Creek, Tom and his wife Betty Brandt of Linn, and Ralph and his wife Phyllis Brandt of Rich Fountain; three sisters, Joan Backes and her husband Hubert of Loose Creek, Caroline Pearon and her husband Donnie of Linn, and Janet Carder and her husband Jim of Enon; two grandchildren, Kyle and Jordan Hoecker as well as many nieces, nephews, brother-in-laws and sister-in-laws.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at Immaculate Conception Church in Loose Creek followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. I.C. Medina as the celebrant. Inurnment will follow at Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery in Loose Creek.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Immaculate Conception Church or the American Cancer Society.

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My deepest sympathy to all of Dick's family.

Jody (Stegeman) Stuecken Aug 6 2010 12:00 AM

My heart goes out to all of you. May God give you the strength you need to carry on and the healing power of time to give you peace.

Jeanine (Brandt) Rutledge Aug 5 2010 12:00 AM


NELSON---JEAN BRANDT Aug 3 2010 12:00 AM

Happy memories of Uncle Dick will always be in my heart. He was devoted to his wife, children & grandchildren. Quick to share a laugh and smile and strong in his beliefs. You will never be forgotten Uncle Dick - I love you!

Darlene Backes-Wildhaber Aug 3 2010 12:00 AM