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1934 Joseph 2016

Joseph Brandt

March 17, 1934 — February 9, 2016

   Joseph John Jr., son of Joseph Sr. and Katharina (Mueller) Brandt, was born March 17, 1934 on the family farm in Crawford County, west of Manning, Iowa. He attended rural school through the eighth grade. On October 8, 1956 Joe entered the United States Army. He spent most of his enlistment in Korea as a supply clerk in the Military Police Division. He was honorably discharged in July of 1958 with the rank of Sergeant. Joe returned to Iowa and started farming with his family. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Parish in Manning. While farming the rest of his life, he also served on the Board of Directors of the Aspinwall Co-op and the Five Mile House.

   Joe died suddenly and unexpectedly at his home on the family farm near Aspinwall on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at the age of 81 years, 10 months and 23 days.

   Preceding him in death are his parents; brother Engelbert Brandt; sisters Gertrude (Erwin) Gehling, Margaret (Lawrence) Tranter and Rosalea Brandt; and brother in law Mark Esser.

     Joe is survived by his sisters Sophia Esser of Woodbine and Catherine (Walter) Bissen of Harlan; brother Christian (Mary Ann) Brandt of Aspinwall; sister in law Mary Ann Brandt of Manilla; special friend Bea Akers of Manilla and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation, Rosary and Mass of Christian Burial Friday, February 12, 2016, Visitation after 9:30 AM     Rosary  10:30 AM     Mass  11:00 AM Sacred Heart Church, Manning, Iowa Reverend John Gerald, Officiating
  Lector    Tom Reinig
Eucharistic Minister    Geralyn Anderson
Mass Servers  Ridge Muhlbauer and Taylor Williams
Gift Bearers   Jerry and Trish Brandt   Music “Here I Am Lord”     “Amazing Grace” “How Great Thou Art”    “You Are Mine” Sacred Heart Choir    Ann Muhlbauer, Accompanist   Honorary Casket Bearers Mike Eischeid    Don Vonnahme    Dewey Schilling Steve Muhlbauer    Ron Schilling   Casket Bearers Nate Brandt     Adam Brandt    Delbert Gehling Paul Tranter    Kevin Bissen     Dean Esser     Interment with Military Honors American Legion Post 22    VFW Post 3517 Sacred Heart Cemetery, Manning, Iowa

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