Keith Brandt

    Keith Brandt, 74, Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital.
    He was born Nov. 27, 1939, in Decatur, to the late Dale L. and Alvina P. (Butler) Brandt Sr.
    Keith had worked for G.E. in Decatur for 25 years. He served his country in the US Army, being stationed in Germany from 1960-1963.
    Survivors are three sons, Steven A. (Ursula) Brandt of Fort Wayne, Lamar L. (Kim) Brandt of Girard, Pa. and Rodney Brandt of Alabama; a daughter, Kristina K. Brandt of Fort Wayne; a step-son, Michael Mahlberg of Arizona; three brothers, Dale L. Brandt of New Haven, Richard E. Brandt of Villages, Fla. and Robert W. Brandt of Bluffton; a sister, Shirley (Joe) Cowans of Rockport; and six grandchildren.
  He was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry R. Brandt.
    Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, with Pastor Dan York officiating.
    Burial will be in Decatur Cemetery, with military graveside rites by American Legion Post 43 color guard.
    Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday and 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
    Preferred memorials are to ACCF Angel Cancer Fund. Online condolences may be made at