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Marilyn Yvonne Brandt

Birth Date: September 4, 1935
Death Date: December 4, 2018

Marilyn Yvonne Brandt, 83, of Decatur, IL passed away December 4, 2018 at Heartland Living Center in Decatur.  

Marilyn was born September 4, 1935 in Buckhart Township, IL, the daughter of Clarence and Ada Irene Barnes.  She married Richard L. Brandt on April 30, 1955 in Decatur, IL. 

Marilyn loved gambling and slot machines, fishing and camping.  She especially had a fondness for her cats.  She had a smile that could brighten everyone’s day. 

Surviving are her children Richard L. Brandt II (Kathy) of Clinton, IL, Debbie Hettinger of Decatur, IL; brother, Keith Barnes (Shirley) of Ocala, FL; grandchildren, Crystal Jo Davis (Justin), David W. Crisman II (Leslie), Joshua Bradley; great grandchildren, Javion Crisman, Sunni Crisman, Deacon Crisman, Jonah Davis and Ciena Davis.  

Preceding in death are her parents, husband, Richard, son, John Fredrick Brandt and several brothers and sisters. 

A Graveside inurnment will take place 10 AM Friday December 14, 2018 at Graceland Cemetery. 

December 14, 2018
10:00 am
Graceland Cemetery
2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. Marilyn, you were one of a kind. We have missed you since you left Florida and remember all the good times we had with you and Dick. Rest In Peace dear lady, our thoughts are with all you leave behind. Lee and Marsha Johnson, St. Cloud, Fl.

  2. Sending many prayers

    Written by: Missy Stroud-jackson

    I truly wish I could be there, but I have to work and there’s no way I can get out of it. I loved your mother very much and she will be truly missed.

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