Marjorie E. Brandt, age 89, of Savanna, Illinois, passed away Thursday August 30, 2018 at her daughter’s home in Clinton, Iowa. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Savanna. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will take place in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, Savanna. A memorial fund has been established.
Marjorie was born October 2, 1928, in Blanding, Illinois the daughter of Joseph and Blanche (Sanderson) Fowler, and loving sister to Dorothy, Phyllis, Gordon and Sandra. On January 22, 1955, Marjorie married Gordon Brandt in Hanover, Illinois. They celebrated 48 years of marriage until Gordon’s death on August 6, 2003.
Marjorie was a homemaker who cherished taking care of her family. Her greatest joy came from being a wife, and being a mother to Jo Linda, Vicky, and Scott, and being part of a loving family. She also loved being a grandmother to Michael and great-grandmother to Brianna and Nicole. Marjorie enjoyed playing Bingo and was a member of the Women of the Moose. She will be missed by her faithful companion, Abby.
Marjorie will be dearly missed by her two daughters, Jo Linda Brandt of Savanna and Vicky (Gary) Harmsen of Clinton; a son, Scott (Peggy) Brandt of Savanna; one grandson, Michael (Kim) Brandt; two great-granddaughters, Brianna and Nicole; and a sister, Sandra (Dave) Fonger of Onalaska, Wisconsin.
Marjorie is preceded in death by her husband, Gordon; her parents; two sisters, Dorothy Anger and Phyllis Anger, and a brother, Gordon Fowler.