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Monday, February 20, 2017

Linda L. Brandt (February 4, 2017)

Linda L. Brandt, age 74, of Versailles, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 10:01 AM at Wayne HealthCare, Greenville, Ohio. She was born on December 1, 1942 Winchester, Indiana, to the late Clifford & Rose (Holcomb) Tolbert.

Linda is survived by her husband of 50 years, James “Jim” Brandt of Versailles, Ohio, whom she married on December 17, 1966; children, Timothy & Amy Brandt of Versailles, Tony & Dawn Brandt of Versailles and Angela & Don Schlarman of Coldwater; grandchildren that she absolutely adored and loved them so, Joe Brandt and fiancĂ© Christine Wuebker, Josie (Prueter) & Russell Wulber, Allie Prueter, Matthew Prueter, Adam Brandt, Allison Brandt, Taylor Brandt and boyfriend Tyler Kiefer, Ashlyn Brandt and boyfriend Carter Bensman and Logan J. Schlarman; great grandchildren, Averie Schwartz and Abel Schwartz; siblings, Cliff & Betty Tolbert of Winchester, Martin Tolbert of Indianapolis, Charles Tolbert of Muncie; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her great grandchild, Aerian Joseph Michael Brandt; siblings, John & Donnie Tolbert.

While working at Westing House in Union City she met the love of her life and her and James Brandt got married on December 17, 1966 in Winchester, Indiana. The couple just recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Linda was great at everything she did. She enjoyed her family and the grandkids she adored. Everyone wanted to be around her as much as possible cause she made you laugh and offered the best advice. Linda has been failing in health the past couple years but this time the Lord wanted her and it was not in our control anymore. She had fought through what most people would have never survived. She is a true champion and will continue to be our champion forever. Linda enjoyed working outside as much as she could but since health declined she loved to watch Judge Judy and daytime soap operas. She also loved gambling and was loved by all.

There will be a service held on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 10:30 AM at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio, with Pastor Nick Dimmick officiating. Burial will follow in Brock Cemetery, Brock, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Monday, February 13, 2017 from 6-8 PM at the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to State of the Heart Care or Ansonia Rescue. Condolence for the family may be sent through www.zecharbailey.com