Obituary and Service Information for Edward J. Brand

Brand, Edward J.

Date: Wed, July 22, 2009
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Visitation Location:
Mahn Twin City Chapel - Festus

Date: Wed, July 22, 2009
Time: 2:00 p.m.

Service Location:
Mahn Twin City Chapel, Festus

Rose Lawn Memorial Garden Cemetery, Crystal City, MO

Boys Town USA, P.O. Box 145 - Memorial Boys Town, Nebraska 68010

Edward J. Brand, 94, of Festus passed away at Festus Manor Nursing Center on Sunday, July 19, 2009. He was self employed and owner of EJ Brand Contractors and was involved with restoration work of fine buildings in the St Louis area. He was an Army veteran who served in World War II as Captain and was a 22 year member of the American Legion Post #253 and member of the Mississippi River Eagles Aerie #4341.

Born September 14, 1914, in St Louis, to the late Valentine and Louisa (Underbergh) Brand.

He is survived by his son: E. Jay Brand of Bethalto, IL; stepson: James Amsden of Maryland; daughters: Janet (John) Gore of Dallas, TX; Shirlene (Douglas) Arnold of Brighton IL and Marcia (John) Fair of Columbia, South Carolina; special lifelong friends: Paul and Michelle Neely of Festus, along with several grandchildren and great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma (Barber) Brand and two sisters: Viola Dietrich and Lynn Brand.

Pastor Randy Gray to officiate service.


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