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Frank Raymer Brandes
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1902
Death: Apr. 26, 1963

Died at home from a heart attack.

Married three times. 1st wife was Genevieve (Jean) Margaret Spencer, 2nd wife was Mae Ray, 3rd wife was Marjorie (Marge) Levy.

Had five children. Frank Carl, Dolores Jean, Donald Westley, Donna Marie, and Linda Diane.

Born in Los Angeles in 1902. From the age of 18, he worked as a truck driver for the city of Los Angeles. In 1939 he went to San Francisco for two years, where he worked for The Bethlehem Steel Company and also served in the California National Guard. In 1941 with two of his children, Frank and Donna, he went first to Anchorage and then Homer, Alaska to work as a carpenter. In 1943 he returned to San Francisco and worked in the ship yards. In 1944 he returned to Anchorage, Alaska for a year to work as a carpenter again. By the late 1940's he returned to Los Angeles where he then worked as a Santa Monica City bus driver. In 1951, he went to Whittier, Alaska to work as a carpenter. He came back to California the same year and worked at Douglas Aircraft in Santa Monica and Long Beach until his death.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Wesley Brandes (1856 - 1931)
  Ella Martha Bartlow Brandes (1869 - 1930)
 
 Spouses:
  Genevieve Margaret Spencer (1909 - 1956)*
  Marjorie Elizabeth Levy Brandes (1916 - 1995)*
 
 Children:
  Frank Carl Brandes (1930 - 2014)*
  Donald Westley Brandes (1934 - 1936)*
  Donna Marie Brandes McDonald Heard (1936 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Pearl Josephine Brandes Anderson (1886 - 1965)**
  John Wesley Brandes (1889 - 1890)**
  Charley Brandes (1890 - 1891)**
  Dorothy Lucretia Brandes Johnson (1899 - 1975)*
  Frank Raymer Brandes (1902 - 1963)
  Carl William Brandes (1905 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Olive Lawn Memorial Park
La Mirada
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
Created by: Dear Jayne
Record added: Dec 28, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17196884
Frank Raymer Brandes
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Frank Raymer Brandes
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Frank Raymer Brandes
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- Joanne StrÝm
 Added: Apr. 26, 2011
Thinking of you on the 48th anniversary of your passing.
- Dear Jayne
 Added: Apr. 25, 2011
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