Allen Emil Brandt, 80

Allen Emil Brandt, of Cedar Creek Road in Cedarburg, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on the evening of March 5, 2012, at the age of 80.  Allen was born in the Town of Jackson on June 7, 1931, the son of the late Herbert and Eleanor (nee Kuells) Brandt. Allen was united in marriage to Hildegarde "Hildie" (nee Schwendimann) on April 12, 1958, in Slinger.

Allen was a dairy farmer throughout his life. Allen had a strong 
Christian Faith and enjoyed traveling, photography, reading, dancing, 
playing cards with the card club for over 35 years and especially 
spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Allen is survived by his wife Hildie, of nearly 54 years; children: 
David (Joan) Brandt, Jean (Ed) Kelley, Patty (Randy) Kison and Steve 
(Heather) Brandt; grandchildren: Laura (Jason) LaRosh, Connie (fiancé 
Adam Synoground) Brandt, Tim (friend Kallie) Brandt, Phil (friend 
Stephanie) Brandt, Eric Brandt, Mike Kelley, Pat Kelley, Kathy Jo 
(Chad) Dillingham, Brian (fiancée Cailyn Wilke) Kison, Jared Kison, 
Austin Kison, Samantha Brandt and Nicole Brandt; great grandchildren: 
Aleena and Sienna LaRosh and Porter and Sierra Dillingham; siblings: 
Wilmer (Joanne) Brandt, Lorraine (Russell) Pluedeman and Ronald 
(Marian) Brandt; sister-in-law Anna Schwendimann.  Further survived 
by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2012, at 1 p.m. 
at David’s Star Ev. Lutheran Church, Jackson.  Interment will be at 
the church cemetery.  Instate at the church Saturday from 10 a.m. to 
12:45 p.m.  Memorials to David’s Star Ev. Lutheran Church or Kettle 
Moraine Lutheran High School would be appreciated.