Louis F. "Nut" Brandenstein, 84, of Cynthiana, Indiana, born to Henry and Elizabeth (Schweikhart) Brandenstein November 12, 1929, in Stewartsville, Indiana, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014, at his residence in Cynthiana, Indiana.
He was a Boilerman, serving in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict from 1951 to 1955. He was a Barber in Evansville from 1958 to 1959 and in Cynthiana from 1959 to 1966 and was employed for 26 years in the US Postal Service from 1964 to 1990. He was a member of the VFW in Wadesville, Indiana, the American Legion in Poseyville, Indiana and the National League of Postmasters. He also was a Kentucky Colonel.
Surviving are his wife: Linda (Montgomery) Brandenstein; 4 sons: Dino (Stephanie) Brandenstein of Evansville, Indiana, Tony Brandenstein of Evansville, Indiana, Todd (Mindy) Brandenstein of New Harmony, Indiana and Jimmy (Lisa) Brandenstein of Poseyville, Indiana; 1 brother: Dorris Brandenstein of Cynthiana, Indiana; 3 sisters: Viola Bridges of Stewartsville, Indiana, Helen Briggler of Stewartsville, Indiana and Vera Brown of Poseyville, Indiana; 10 grandchildren: Brittany, Brooke, Cody, Weston, Dalton, Kenzie, Cade, Amy & Ally Brandenstein and Peyton Eyer and 2 great grandchildren: Avery Brandenstein and Brylie Schmitt.
Preceding him in death were his parents; brothers: Clarence, Henry J. and Harold Brandenstein; sisters: Mary Louise Neaville, Anna Lou Hess and Imogene Stallings.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Monday, April 7, 2014, at the Werry Funeral Home in Poseyville, Indiana with burial in Poseyville Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m., Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the funeral home with a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m. and from 10 a.m. until service time Monday, April 7, 2014.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family online at: www.werryfuneralhomes.com.
Werry Funeral Homes Inc
Sharp & Fletchall Poseyville, IN 47633
Published in Courier Press on Apr. 6, 2014