Shirley L. Brandt, nee Brustkern, age 94, of Glen Ellyn

Written by Brust Funeral Home on February 27th, 2012

SHIRLEY L. BRANDT, nee Brustkern, age 94, of Glen Ellyn, died February 26 at Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, Illinois.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 29 from 3 to 8 pm at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.
Funeral Service will be held Thursday, March 1 with Mrs. Brandt Lying-In-State from 9:30 AM to time of Service at 10 AM at First United Methodist Church, 155 South Main Street, Lombard.
Interment will be at Chapel Hill Gardens West, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois.

Mrs. Brandt is survived by four children, John T., III (Vickie) of Atlanta, Georgia, Cheryl (Jerry) Kuhn of Ft. Meyers, Florida, Terry (Greg) Wilhite of Glen Ellyn, and Pam (Ken) Novak of Lombard; 14 grandchildren, Shawna (Vin) Audibert, Justin(Sunny), Courtney (Eric) Wright, Erin, Jason (De), Cari (Ben) Hotchkiss, Julie (Matt) Utley, Gary (Maggie), Adam, Matt, Jaime (Eric) Eiseman, Jessie, Ben, and Erik; 13 great-grandchildren; her sisters, Merle Jenkins of California, and Marion Stofle of California, many nieces and nephews; and many other relatives.
Mrs. Brandt is preceded in death by her husband, John T., Jr.

Mrs. Brandt was a resident of Glen Ellyn 17 years and was formerly of Lombard 31 years. She was born in Emerson, Nebraska and was a graduate of Emerson High School. Mrs. Brandt was an active member of First United Methodist Church and a member of United Methodist Women. She was a homemaker, mom, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials to First United Methodist Church, 155 South Main Street, Lombard, 60148 would be appreciated.


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  1. Barbara Forman says:

    Dear Raysby Family,
    I didn’t personally know your husband, father, grandfather and your family. I am one of his sister’s best friends. I want to offer m sincere condolences on a loss of such a good man. Your sister gave us the article and all I can say is he must be a tremendous loss to the whole family. Please accept my deepest sympathy as this world has lst a great man as well as his family. May he meet his brother in heaven who is waiting with open arms and most of all Rest in Peace.

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