Brandon E. Sissel

June 13, 1994November 30, 2012
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Brandon E. Sissel, 18, of Davenport, passed away Friday, November 30, 2012 at home after a courageous battle with bone cancer. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 AM Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at the Runge Mortuary. Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 PM Monday December 3, 2012 at the mortuary. Burial will be at Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be expressed at

Brandon was born June 13, 1994 in Davenport, Iowa, the son of Clint and Leann (Ferring) Sissel. He was a graduate of Davenport North High School in 2012 and was previously employed at the Davenport Menards. He loved playing football for North High School and enjoyed fishing, camping and golf. He was an avid Iowa Hawkeye and Dallas Cowboy fan.

Those left to honor his memory are his parents, Clint and Leann Sissel, Davenport; grandparents, George and Peggy Sissel, DeWitt, Iowa and Paul and Jeanne Ferring, Blue Grass, Iowa; great grandmother, Lillian Sullivan, Davenport; many cousins; and girl friend, Sarah Gilliam, Florida and special friend Jack Nissen, Davenport.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Jim Ferring; great grandfather, Eugene Sullivan; brother, Joshua Sissel; uncle, Charlie Ferring; and cousin, Aaron Sissel.

Special thanks from the family to University of Iowa Children’s Hospital, Genesis Hospice and Dr. Kreiter.


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, December 4, 2012
  • Visitation Monday, December 3, 2012

Brandon E. Sissel

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Cassie Dowell

December 4, 2012

Brandon, even though we got into pity fights over college football, you have been the an inspiration to me and have been a great friend. I wish I got to see you before you left us. Rest in peace Buddy

Brenda McFarland

December 3, 2012

Like a lit up many lives.

amanda larson

December 2, 2012

You were a great friend and it was fun having you in math class..You will be missed by so many people R.I.P Brandon

Penny Schlimmer

December 2, 2012

Taken too young, touching so many lives in your short stay. An inspiration to all who want to give up for much less at stake. Brandon you were and always will be loved and in many memories. Rest in peace

December 2, 2012

Such a short life and such a hard way to go. I'm so sorry.

Velma Stiff

Shavontae Wilson

December 2, 2012

You were an extremely strong person! I will miss you Brandon! Rest in Heaven Buddy!

Wanda Long

December 1, 2012

You will be greatly missed by many. Now you have no pain. We all Love Brandon
R.I.P. we will meet again.