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Fern I. Brandt Alfs
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Birth: Jul. 26, 1922
Deer Creek
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 2010
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA

PEKIN, IL - Fern I. Alfs, 87, of Pekin died at 2:04 p.m. Thursday, July 22, 2010, at Pekin Manor.

Fern was born July 26, 1922, in Deer Creek, Ill., to Samuel A. and Katherine Rose (Schmidgall) Brandt. She married Howard Alfs on Aug. 30, 1946, in Pekin. He died on Aug. 16, 2008.

Also preceding her in death were her parents; one brother, Edward Brandt; and one sister, Inez Fulford.

Surviving are one daughter, Janet (Paul) Antonini of Pekin; one son, Roger Alfs of Pekin; two grandchildren, Kortney Maquet and Dustin (Becki) Maquet, both of Pekin; two great-grandchildren, Charlie and Oliver Maquet; two stepgrandchildren, P.J. (Chrisi) Antonini and Chase Antonini, both of Pekin; two stepgreat-grandchildren, Lainee and Landen Antonini; one brother, Roy (Mary Ellen) Brandt of Morton, Ill.; and one sister, Ann Tindall of Morton, Ill.

Fern was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ.

She loved to sew and was an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs and Bulls.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 27, 2010, at Henderson Funeral Home. The Rev. Todd Mushaney will officiate. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul United Church of Christ, 101 N. Eighth St., Pekin, IL 61554 or Children's Hospital of Illinois, 530 NE Glen Oak Ave., Peoria, IL 61603.

Published in the Peoria Journal Star on 7/24/2010
Family links: 
  Samuel A Brandt (1890 - 1969)
  Katherine Rose Schmidgall Brandt (1891 - 1985)
  Howard W. Alfs (1920 - 2008)
  Roger D Alfs (1951 - 2011)*
  Edward R. Brandt (1919 - 1983)*
  Fern I. Brandt Alfs (1922 - 2010)
  Rose Anna Brandt (1925 - 1925)*
  Inez Mae Brandt Fulford (1926 - 2003)*
  Catherine Marie Brandt (1930 - 1930)*
*Calculated relationship
Glendale Memorial Gardens
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Jul 31, 2010
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Fern I. <i>Brandt</i> Alfs
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