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Glenn Brandt

Glenn BrandtGlenn Earl Brandt, 71 of Temple, Texas passed away June 1, 2020, with family at his side. He was born February 7, 1949 in Wharton, Texas to the late Alfred and Josephine Wendel Brandt.

He was born in Wharton, moved to El Campo in 1955 where he attended St. Phillips Catholic School, he graduated from El Campo High school in 1967. He then attended Sam Houston State University where he received his Accounting and CPA certification in 1976. Glenn was a practicing CPA for 40+ years. He married his wife Kathy Mach Brandt on May 29, 1971, his career started out in Houston, then taking him to La Grange, Bryan and finally Temple. During these formative years he was a civil servant as a member of the Knights of Columbus and a lifelong member of the Lions Club; he tirelessly served his community as a Charter member, President, Treasurer, and District Governor across three different clubs receiving numerous accolades and awards. He spent many hours volunteering at the Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville for children with disabilities.

He was a generous and loving husband, father and grandfather. His hobbies included spending time with his children and grandchildren, playing poker, dominoes, and golf. He loved collecting miniature figurines.

He is proceeded in death by his parents Alfred and Josephine Brandt, brother Carl Brandt, sister-in-law Sharon Zuber Brandt and niece Jennifer Brandt Walker.

He is survived by his wife, Kathy Mach Brandt children, Steven Brandt, wife Jenny of Magnolia and Stephanie Brandt Whalen, husband Joseph Whalen of Austin and sisters Melissa Brandt Lester, husband Ken of Port Lavaca and Pamela Brandt Rosselli, husband Angelo of Sealy. He is also survived by his grandchildren: Madison and Michael Brandt, Katherine and Julia Whalen, Justin and Britney Plata and great granddaughter Savanah Plata.

Glenn will be laying in state on Thursday, June 4, 2020 from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. at Hewett-Arney Funeral Home, 14 West Barton Avenue, Temple. The family will be accepting visitors along with a viewing on Friday, June 5, 2020 from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. followed by funeral services at approximately 2:00 at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, 2807 Oakdale Drive, Temple, with Reverend John Guzaldo officiating.

Pallbearers are his fellow Lions: Harry Adams, John Conner, Ray Harper, Lawrence Sanchez, Randy Sepulvado, Rodney Smith; Honorary pallbearers: Jim Bohls, Joe Holman, Lisle Meeker, Elwood Smith, Charlie Pierce and Roy Wells.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Texas Lions Camp at http://www.lionscamp.com/

Hewett-Arney Funeral Home of Temple is entrusted with the arrangements.
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06/03/20 06:04 PM #1    

Gary Hunter

I am so sorry to hear Glenn Has passed away.  We were friends in high School and  room mates in college at Sam Houston.  I wish I could come to his funeral but I live in Maryland now and do not travel anymore.  Glenn will surely be missed by all that knew him.


06/03/20 06:09 PM #2    

Annelle Collins (Hajovsky)

So sorry to hear of Glenn’s passing.  I have many memories of our times together at ECHS.  He was definitely one of the good guys!  Rest In Peace, Glenn!


06/08/20 01:23 PM #3    

Joe Vallejo

So sorry to hear about Glenn. We became friends I  do believe in first grade   at St. Phillips. Spent many an afternoon after school at his  house playing baseball. We were on the same Little League team  It was nice to see him at our reunion. He truly looked the same. RIP my friend. 

 


06/09/20 07:59 PM #4    

David Wagner

Sorry to hear about Glenn's passing. I remember him in school and talked to him and joked with him at the class reunion. He was a very nice and a gentle man. He seemed to be a very kind guy to be with.  May he rest in peace and in GOD'S arms. Farewell Glenn.


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