Leonard Brandt

January 29, 1919March 3, 2012

Leonard Brandt 93, of Gonzales, Texas Leonard Brandt was born on January 29, 1919 in Brenham, TX to the late Mr. Erwin and Mrs. Lillie Brandt. Leonard passed away at the prime age of 93 on March 3, 2012 at Audie L. Murphy Memorial in San Antonio, TX. Leonard was a friendly, warm, inviting person who enjoyed spending time with his family. Leonard served in the United States Army during World War II. He later married the love of his life Dorothy on November 3, 1948 in Shelby, TX. They soon resided in Gonzales, TX and raised their four sons. Leonard worked for 39 years as a manager for the Perry Company. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church, the Masonic Lodge, American Legion, Lions Club and the Lutheran Brotherhood all of Gonzales He was a great husband, father, grandfather, great- grandfather and friend whom was greatly loved and will be missed by all. He is preceded in death by his parents and sister. Leonard is survived by his wife and sons: Wayne and wife Barbara Brandt of Aurora Colorado, Larry Brandt of New Braunfels, Don Brandt of Gonzales and Kenneth and wife Allison Brandt of Waddell, Arizona. Leonard also leaves behind ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren to cherish his memory. Visitation for Mr. Leonard Brandt will be Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 8 am held at the Buffington Funeral Home Chapel in Gonzales. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 10:00 am at the Buffington Funeral Home Chapel in Gonzales. Interment following at the Gonzales Memorial Park Cemetery with Pastor Ildiko Rigney officiating. Arrangements under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home, Gonzales, TX.


  • Visitation Wednesday, March 7, 2012
  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 8, 2012

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Edith DeLoach Hester

March 8, 2012

May you rest in peace. You will be missed. With deepest sympathies. Edith DeLoach Hester

Marlene Randermann

March 8, 2012

We are so sorry to hear about Leonard. Our hearts and prayers go out to you & your family. We are sorry that we aren't able to be there for his service but will be thinking about you. Take care & may God bless you always.

Gary & Marlene

Linda Speed

March 7, 2012

Dearest Brandt family: So glad that Leonard was on this earth for 93 years. That's awesome. He was such a wonderful man - as you well know. Heaven will be a sweeter place with him there. God bless and comfort each of you. Linda Tate-Speed (formerly from Gonzales)

Debbie and Gerald Fougerat

March 7, 2012

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you

March 7, 2012

"I have many wonderful memories or Mr. Brandt and his family."
Judy Lloyd Bell (Spring, Texas)

Tim Gescheidle

March 7, 2012

He will be greatly missed! It's been a while since I would run into him at the grocery store, but it was always nice catching up with him then. I used to work for him at Perry's years ago before I began my career in architecture. He was a great boss and friend!

Jane Irle

March 6, 2012

You truly will be missed dearly. May you rest in peace with God. My condolences goes to your wife and family.

Haley Brandt

March 6, 2012

I Love You Grampa. Love, Haley

Chad Brandt

March 6, 2012

You will be truly missed. Your spirit will foreverver live within us all. Rest with God.