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Violet Mae Harvey Brandt
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Birth: Aug. 13, 1930
Antelope County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Apr. 10, 2011
Pierce County
Nebraska, USA

Funeral services for Violet Mae Brandt, age 80, of Creighton will be held 10:30 A.M. Thursday, April 14, 2011 at United Methodist Church in Creighton, Nebraska.

Reverend Norman Prather will officiate with burial in Orchard Hill Cemetery in Orchard, Nebraska.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Creighton, Nebraska.

Violet died Sunday, April 10, 2011 at Plainview Manor in Plainview, Nebraska.

Violet Mae (Harvey) Brandt was born August 13, 1930, to George and Adeline (Walton) Harvey in Orchard, Nebraska. Violet attended grade school in the Royal, Nebraska area graduating from Royal High School in 1949. Violet taught country school for one year. After teaching she worked in a café, did babysitting and family housework.

On September 6, 1951 she was married to Doyt Eldrid Brandt at the Neligh Courthouse. They farmed in the Royal, Tilden and Osmond areas. One son, Dennis LeRoy Brandt, was born on July 13, 1955.

In the fall of 1956, the family moved to Murtaugh, Idaho. She kept busy raising a big garden, raising chickens and caring for the neighbor children.

Later she worked in the potato fields, cutting potatoes for planting and driving a truck when harvesting potatoes. In the winter time she cooked for the sheep herders, preparing meals for dinner and supper. She did a lot of baking bread, pies and cakes for three years. She also worked three years in the Burley Nursing Home.

In 1970, they moved back to Creighton where she began at the Creighton Hospital as a dishwasher then became one of the cooks at the hospital. She was there until 1996 and was then a cook at the Creighton Care Centre until retiring in 2007.

Violet enjoyed her pastime of embroidering, reading and most of all making quilts and quilting.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church and a faithful member of United Methodist Women. She enjoyed gathering with groups especially when playing cards.

Violet died Sunday, April 10, 2011 at Plainview Manor in Plainview, Nebraska, at the age of 80 years and 8 months.

She is survived by her son, Dennis and wife Elizabeth Brandt of Randolph, NE; three grandchildren, Evan Brandt and wife Nina; Vanessa Ventura and husband Jose, and Brandon Brandt and friend, Kelly Sanders; six great-grandchildren, Zachary Coover, Brittany and Makayla Brandt, Christina Rose Sanders-Brandt, Alex and Angelo Ventura.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Doyt; parents; two brothers; five sisters; and one nephew.

Family links: 
  George LeGrande Harvey (1888 - 1972)
  Adeline Walton Harvey (1895 - 1987)
  Doyt Eldrid Brandt (1929 - 1997)*
  Charles Samuel Harvey (1919 - 1920)*
  Violet Mae Harvey Brandt (1930 - 2011)
  George H. Harvey (1935 - 1999)*
*Calculated relationship
Orchard Hill Cemetery
Antelope County
Nebraska, USA
Created by: Don
Record added: Apr 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68307016
Violet Mae <i>Harvey</i> Brandt
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