J. PIERRE BRANDLI(1920 - 2013)

J. Pierre Brandli passed away Tuesday November 26, 2013 in Overland Park, KS. Memorial services will be 7PM., Monday December 2, 2013 at Maple Hill Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent to Children's Mercy Hospital. Pierre was born July 10, 1920 to Johann and Lena Brandli in Horgan Switzerland. During WWII he served in the Swiss Army. He also trained as a hair stylist in Switzerland before working in Paris. In 1950 Pierre came to the United States where he worked for Elizabeth Arden in New York before being sent to Kansas City to open a new hair salon. In 1953 he opened his own salon in the Plaza before retiring at the age of 87. Pierre was preceded in death by his parents, brother Rene and his sister Millie. Pierre is survived by his sons: John Brandli of Cleveland, OK, David Brandli (Sharon) of Prairie Village, KS, grand-daughters: Monica and Erica of Prairie Village, KS, niece: Elian Seigrist-Suffolk (Werner) of Ennetburgen, Switzerland and nephew: Rene Roland Kaestli of Neuchatel, Switzerland. Online condolences may be left on Pierre's website at www.maplehillfuneralhome.com Maple Hill, 913.831.3345

Funeral Home

Maple Hill Funeral Home
3300 Shawnee Drive Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 831-3345

Published in Kansas City Star on Nov. 30, 2013