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Charlene ‘Marie’ Brandt

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Charlene “Marie” Brandt, 98, of Daytona Beach, Fla., formerly of Sterling, passed away Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013.

Marie was born March 31, 1915, in Middleton, the daughter of Charles and Loretta Gupton. She married Roland Brandt on Jan. 4, 1941, in Keokuk, Iowa. He preceded her in death on Jan. 6, 1982.

Survivors include three daughters, Linda (Butch) McCormick and Kathy Brandt, both of Daytona Beach, and Pat (Jim) Welti of Kewanee; one son, Bob (Dee) of Loudon, Tenn.; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, one stepgrandchild, three step-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

She also was preceded in death by her parents; four siblings; and a son, Greg “Dewey” Brandt.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be at a later date. Haigh-Black Funeral Home in Ormond Beach, Fla., is handling arrangements.

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