Keith A. Brandt

WONDER LAKE – Keith A. Brandt, 20, of Wonder Lake and formerly of Crystal Lake, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Indiana University in South Bend.
He was born in McHenry on Sept. 2, 1992, the son of Amy Lyn (Edwards) Allen and Keith Brandt Sr.
Growing up in Crystal Lake, he attended the local schools and the first two years of high school at Crystal Lake Central, graduating from McHenry Community High School, West Campus, in 2010.
He was currently in his second year at Indiana University in South Bend and was a very active and involved student known for helping others. He was very active in the student activity center and volunteered a lot of his time with the athletic center, since sports were a passion of his.
He is survived by his parents, Amy and Greg Allen of Wonder Lake; brother and sister, Brandyn and Melanie Allen of Wonder Lake; maternal grandfather, John Edwards of San Antonio, Texas; paternal grandmother, Dorothy Norum of Wonder Lake; paternal grandparents, Dixon and Felicia Brandt of Libertyville; paternal grandmother, Barb Brandt of Arizona; and maternal great-grandparents, Jim and Jane Umbarger of McHenry. Keith is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Keith Brandt Sr.; and his maternal grandmother, Holly Martin.
The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. with a funeral service at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 18, at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry.
Interment will be private.
Memorials may be made to the family.
For information, contact Colonial Funeral Home at 815-385-0063 or visit

Funeral Home

Colonial Funeral Home & Crematory
591 Ridgeview Drive McHenry, IL 60050
(815) 385-0063
Published in the Northwest Herald on Mar. 16, 2013