OBITUARY

Edgar "Ed" Brandt

March 4, 1946May 3, 2019
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Edgar “Ed” Brandt, 73, of Fort Wayne passed away on Friday, May 3, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on March 4, 1946 in Decatur, Indiana, a son of the late Herbert and Anna (Fahncke) Brandt. He worked for 30 years for International Harvester in Fort Wayne and Springfield. He owned and operated Brandt Bros. Construction and also worked for the Red Cross for nine years before retiring in 2013. He was a member at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne. He enjoyed spending his time working in the garden with his granddaughter, watching and feeding the birds, and driving around the property on his golf cart. Surviving family include his wife, Bev Brandt; son, Chris Brandt; daughter, Katie (Drew) Biddle; grandchildren, Chloe and Isaiah; siblings, Janet (Ralph) Huge, Carole (DeWayne) Knipstein, Alan (Kay) Brandt, and Cary (Kim) Brandt. Besides his parents, he was preceded in passing by his grandson, Micah. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019 at Greenlawn Funeral Home, 6750 Covington Rd., Fort Wayne with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will also be from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, or Erin's House for Grieving Children, Fort Wayne.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, May 9, 2019
  • Visitaiton Friday, May 10, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 10, 2019
  • Final Resting: Friday, May 10, 2019

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Bev Brandt

May 9, 2019

You have been the love of my life all my life. I miss you so much already but I know we will someday be together again.
Your loving bride,
Bev

Chris Brandt

May 8, 2019

Thank you for being such a great dad!!! You were the best father to Katie and me, Papa to Chloe, Micah, and Isaiah, husband to Mom, brother to your siblings, and friend to so many. You will be deeply missed by everyone who knew you. I love and miss you so much! Rest easy Dad.
Your loving son,
Chris

Katie Biddle

May 8, 2019

Best dad ever!!!! I love and miss him so much already! I'll see you later! Rest In Heaven, Dad 💙💙💙

Martha David (white)

May 6, 2019

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