The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Obituaries

March 16, 2013

Maxine Louise Brandt

DANVILLE — Maxine Louise Brandt, 87, of Danville, passed away March 13, 2013, at Avalon Nursing Home in Monroe, La.

She was born Aug. 8, 1925, in Coburn, Ind., the daughter of Urban and Dorothy (Underhill) Treida.

She married James Walter Brandt on Dec. 29, 1951, at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Lafayette, Ind.

Surviving her are one son, Robert Allen Brandt of St. Charles, Mo.; one daughter, Mary Beth (Glenn) McCoy of Monroe, La.; three brothers, George (Kay) Treida of Fort Myers, Fla., Harold (Bette) Treida of Lafayette, Ind., and Urban Treida from Fort Worth, Texas; one sister, Mildred Callahan of Ft. Myers, Fla.; three grandchildren, Nicole (Bryan Cureington) McCoy, Blake Brandt and Tyler McCoy; and two great-grandchildren, Taylor Cooper and Carter Cureington.

Maxine was preceded in death by her parents, loving and devoted husband of 54 years and her maternal and paternal grandparents.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Her hobbies were her family, friends, cooking, sewing, reading and gardening. She was an active member of St Paul’s Catholic Church, the Danville Garden Club and Vermilion County Home and Community Education Association Liberty Group.

Maxine was a volunteer for many organizations over the years such as St. Elizabeth Ladies Auxiliary, Meals on Wheels, Faith in Action, Shelter for Battered Women, The Humane Shelter and a supporter of Schlarman High School.

Her pallbearers are grandsons, Blake Brandt of Brighton and Tyler McCoy of Monroe, La.; nephews, Steve Treida of Lafayette, Ind., Ron Brandt and Mike Tetzlaff, of South Bend, Ind., and Jay Willaman of Georgetown.

A special thanks to her close friends Fontella Krout and Carolina Pe for helping her when she was ill; also to special friends and neighbors Kelly and Norm Burton, Rex and Sue Modglin and Stacey and Larry Wells.

A Mass of Christian burial for Maxine will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, March 18, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, with Fr. Greg Nelson officiating. A visitation will be 9-10 a.m. before the service. Entombment will take place at Resurrection Cemetery in Danville.

Memorials can be made in Maxine’s name to American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Ouachita Junior High, 1761 N. 19th St., Monroe, LA 71201 or Schlarman Academy Foundation or the American Heart Association, 2141 W. White Oaks Drive, Suite A, Springfield, IL 62704.

Please join Maxine’s family in sharing photos, videos and memories of her through her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.

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