Bernette "Bunny" Brandt (1932 - 2013)

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Jean Bernette Carol (Johnson) Brandt, known as Bunny, was born May 4, 1932, to Albert "Mike" and Esther Johnson in Chicago.
She received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Illinois. She married Wallace "Wally" Brandt on June 12, 1954. She and Wally raised their family in Flanagan, Ill., and Kinnelon, N.J., later retiring to Durango and Evergreen.
Bunny was preceded in death by her husband; and granddaughter Emily.
She is survived by her children Lynn Wynn (Bob), Randy Brandt (Marsha), Carol Brandt (Wes Shumar), Cristen Brandt and Rebecca Brandt; brother Richard Johnson (Linda); and grandchildren Katie, Anna, Juliana, Bill and Britta.
Bunny lived a full life of joy, faith and service; she was devoted to family, friends, the fine arts and the Christian community. Bunny died peacefully surrounded by members of her family on Oct. 25, 2013.
A celebration of life for Bunny will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at Evergreen Lutheran Church. There will be no visitation prior to the service. A reception will follow. Interment will be at St. John's Lutheran Church in Anchor, Ill., at a future date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that gifts in her memory be sent to Mt. Evans Hospice of Evergreen or to the Dr. and Mrs. Wally Brandt Endowment at the University of Illinois Veterinary School.
Published in Canyon Courier from Oct. 30 to Nov. 5, 2013
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