December 9, 2012
John Brandt, age 83, at rest December 9, 2012. Born July 12, 1929, in Chicago, IL. Mr. Brandt was a longtime resident of Lemont. Beloved husband of Diane “Carol” (nee Staat), married since 1955. Adored father of Kirk Brandt, Dale Brandt, and Glenn Brandt. Loving grandfather of Mark J. Brandt. Dear brother of Bob (Sharon) Brandt, late Pervus “Bill” Brandt, late Norman (late Marge) Brandt, sisters, late Florence (late Ray Hofstra), late Mildred (late George Swing). Cherished uncle of Cindy (nee Swing) (Glenn) Gotling, Cheryl (nee Hofstra) Swain, Mark (Laura) Brandt, Timothy Brandt, Jerry (Mary) Brandt, John (Chris) Brandt, Charles (Annette) Swing. Also preceded in death by his parents, Pervus and Anna (Johnson) Brandt. John will be missed by many friends and family. John loved gardening and was a talented artist, painter. Memorial services to be held at Lemont United Methodist Church, 25 W. Custer, Saturday, December 15, 10:30 AM. In honor of John, donations are being accepted for the Memorial Fund at the church.