|Birth: ||Mar. 1, 1920|
|Death: ||Feb. 24, 2010|
The Daily Courier, Prescott, Arizona
Thursday, February 25, 2010
Howard Allen Brandman, age 89, passed away Feb. 24, 2010, in Prescott, Ariz., following complications from surgery, surrounded by his loving family at his side.
He was born March 1, 1920, in Newark, N.J., the son of Fred and Sophie (Berkowitz) Brandman.
He attended North Carolina University and Pace University in New York City before he enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War II and went to officer training school and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant. He served in the European Theatre during the war prior to the D-Day invasion until the end of the war. He was recalled for active duty for the Korean War and remained in the Air Force until his retirement as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1967. He worked for the Housing and Urban Development Department in Washington, D.C., for 10 years. He and his wife Miriam moved to Palm Beach County in South Florida where they stayed active in the community. They then moved to Prescott, Ariz., in 2006 and lived at the Granite Gate Community, where they made many friends.
He married his high school sweetheart, Miriam, and they shared 67 years together before his passing. He was a man who loved life and travel and shared this love with his family. He will be remembered by his family as a loving husband, father and grandfather, and by his loving friends around the country.
Howard is survived by his loving wife Miriam; sons David and Richard and their wives Lori and Bobby; granddaughter Amy McKee and her husband Tim; great-grandchildren Ava and Jacob; nephew Michael and his wife JoAnna; niece Marilyn Schmidman and her husband Howard; and his cousin Bobbi Newman.
Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, Ariz., with full military honors provided by Luke AFB honor detail. Memorials in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Desert Southwest Chapter.
Heritage Memory Mortuary Prescott, Ariz., is caring for the family.
Information provided by survivors.
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National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona
Plot: SECTION 57 SITE 679
Created by: Sharla
Record added: Feb 26, 2010
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