Monday, January 6th, 2014
Alberta Marie Brandon, 97, formerly of Celina, passed away at 8:25 a.m. Jan. 2, 2014, at Heatherdowns Rehab and Nursing Care Facility in Toledo.
She was born Oct. 2, 1916, in Celina, to the late Lee and Gladys (Ryder) Fast. She married William E. Brandon on Nov. 9, 1935. He preceded her in death Nov. 5, 1990.
Survivors include two daughters, Judith Brandon (the late Bob Smith), Maumee; Susan Brandon (Charles E. Davies), Maumee; and a son, William E. (Connie) Brandon, Jr.; two grandchildren, Julie (Gary) Eskue and Jill (Philippe) Boucaumont; two great-grandsons, William Zapata and Kevin Zapata and three great-great-grandchildren, all of Missouri City, Texas; and a sister, Betty Czerwiec (late Julian Czerwiec), Toledo.
She was a 1934 graduate of Celina High School and a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church. She was active in the Celina History Club, a member of the Daughters of American Revolution, and member of the Philomathean Reading Club in Bloomington, Ill., where she resided for 14 years with her daughter, Susan. She loved to travel with her daughters and was an avid golfer and bridge player.
A graveside service was held Jan. 4, 2014, at 11 a.m. at North Grove Cemetery, Celina, with the Rev. Matt Reynolds officiating. A memorial service will be held in April at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Celina.
Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Condolences may be made at LHDfuneralhome.com.
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