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February 28, 2014

Theodore C. Brandt

Theodore C. Brandt, 90, passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at Woodview Assisted Living in Fort Wayne.

Born in Logansport, he served in the United States Navy during WWII. After his military service, Theodore worked as a Train Dispatcher with Conrail for 42 years, retiring in 1985.

He was a member of Waynedale Masonic Lodge 739, Fort Wayne Scottish Right, Mizpah Shrine, Trinity Chapter OES #576, and VFW Post in Logansport. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, gardening, genealogy and loved IU basketball.

Surviving are his wife, Thelma Brandt of Fort Wayne; son, Stuart S. (Cindy) Brandt of Carmel; daughters: Linda L. (Sidney) Lakes of Huntington, Martha L. (Patrick) Bash of Las Vegas, and Mary Jo (Richard) Dussel of Cassopolis, Mich.; step-son, Kelly (Beth) Clevenger of Fort Wayne; step-daughter, Candance Fifer of Delray Beach, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Theodore was preceded in death by his parents Claude and Martha Knight Brandt; sisters: Phyllis J. Whitcomb, Kathleen Dingeldein, and Gertrude Grant; and brother, James Brandt.

Funeral Service is 3 p.m., Saturday at - D. O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road, Fort Wayne, with calling from 1 to 3 p.m. Masonic Service starting at 2:45 p.m., with Pastor Steven K. Conner officiating. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne.

Memorials may be made to the Shriner Children’s Hospital or Heartland Hospice. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com.

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