Friday, September 6th, 2013
Robert "Bob" H. Brandt, 71, Montpelier, passed away early Sept. 5, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Ind., following a brief illness.
He was born Nov. 9, 1941, in Bryan, to Robert S. and Josephine Pignataro Brandt. On Aug. 21, 1965, he married Juanita Briner, who died July 4, 2013.
Surviving are three sons, Rod (Robin) Brandt, New Bremen, Michael (Hayley) Brandt of Montpelier and Jason E. (Kim Boyd) Brandt of Montpelier; one brother, Ric (Carol) Brandt of Edon; and four grandchildren, Meagan, Stephanie, Carson and Tyler Brandt.
He graduated from Montpelier High School in 1959. He retired in 2002 from the Wabash & Norfolk Southern Railroad out of Montpelier and Fort Wayne after 41 years as an engineer. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Montpelier. He was a longtime member of the Williams County Conservation League, Williams County Gun Club and the Amateur Trapshooting Association. He was also a member of the Montpelier Moose and Montpelier Eagles. In his free time, he enjoyed ice fishing and always attended his kids' and grandkids' sporting events.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church in Montpelier, the Revs. David Tilly and Jim Halleron officiating. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Montpelier.
Calling is 3-7 p.m. Sunday at Thompson Funeral Home in Montpelier.
Donations may be made to the Williams County Gun Club.
Condolences may be left at www.thethompsonfuneralhome.com.
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