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Marge Marie Brandt

August 22, 1925 March 15, 2019
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Marjorie Marie Brandt passed away at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Drs. Kim and Becca Brandt in Olympia, WA. She died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family. She smiled just before her final breath which gave her family great comfort.

Marge lived with her husband, Stanton Brandt in Olympia, WA, for the past 5 years after leaving their beloved home town of Ackley in 2013. She resided in Ackley the entirety of her life until they moved to Olympia.

Marge Vietor was born on August 22, 1925 to Ben and Rena Vietor. She was a graduate of Ackley High School in 1943 and attended the University of Iowa graduating in 1947 with a degree in Social Services. She married Stanton Brandt on September 9, 1948 and was married to him until her death. Marge was employed by the Presbyterian Home in Ackley as a social worker for over 15 years. She also assisted Stanton in the funeral business for 40 years. She was an avid knitter, bridge player, book club member, piano player, community leader, board member of the Ackley Public Library, past president of Ackley Chapter BN of P.E.O., member of the Women’s Legion Auxiliary, longtime Sunday school teacher and Youth Fellowship leader and mentor for some students in Confirmation over the years. She was honored to be one of the first women Elders in the Presbyterian Denomination and one of the first Deacons at First Presbyterian Church in Ackley. She was also named Outstanding Presbyterian from First Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) from the North Central Iowa Presbytery.

Marge Brandt is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 70 years, Stanton Brandt; her son, Kim (Becca) Brandt of Olympia, WA; her daughter, Jan Radnoti of Erie, CO; adopted daughter, Vicki Abbas of Westminster, CO; Marge’s 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren, Kristina Radnoti of Boulder, CO, Thomas Radnoti of Boulder, CO, Anna (Bradley) Pavlik of Seattle, WA, their sons, Clayton and Wesley; Ellie (Jonathon) McNichols of Tacoma, WA, their children, David, Benjamin, James, Anna, Andrew and Beth; Amy (Austin) Wilson of Olathe, KS, Ben Brandt of Olympia, WA, Michael Brandt of Marion, IA, Lena (Michael) Posthuma of Marion, IA, Chris Brandt of Olympia, WA and Sam Brandt of Olympia, WA. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ben and Rena Vietor; her brother, Dean Vietor; her, aunt Julia Mulford and her mother and father-in-law, Chris H Brandt and Viola Brandt.

For an expression of sympathy and In lieu of flowers, memorials should be considered to ‘Kids for Christ’, which Marge helped establish, the Ackley Public Library or charity of their own choice.


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Visitation

Thursday

9

May

5:00 PM 5/9/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/9/2019 7:00:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church

1300 4th Ave
PO Box 513
Ackley, IA 50601

First Presbyterian Church
1300 4th Ave Ackley 50601 IA
United States

Celebration of Life

Friday

10

May

11:00 AM 5/10/2019 11:00:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church

1300 4th Ave
PO Box 513
Ackley, IA 50601

First Presbyterian Church
1300 4th Ave Ackley 50601 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oakwood Cemetery Final Resting Place

555 e
Ackley, IA 50601

555 e Ackley 50601 IA
United States
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