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Alberta Marie Brandon
  • St. Paul's United Methodist Church
    119 East Fulton St.
    Celina, OH 45822

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“Please, accept my sincerest sympathy on the death of your mother. Although I never had the pleasure of meeting her, I know how much she meant to you...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Lea Richey Scruggs - Milwaukee, WI

“I just learned of Alberta's passing via a phone call to Mom, Helen Sexton, who now is living at Celina Manor. We both want to convey our sympathy...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Patricia (Sexton) Goodman - NC

“So sorry to hear of Alberta's passing. She had a wonderfully full life. Our prayers and blessings to you Susan and your family. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Todd and Sally Tucker - Normal, IL

“Dear Susan and family, Please accept our sympathies in the loss of your mother. Alberta was such a sweet and lovely woman. She always had a smile...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Karna Croft - Normal, IL - Friend

“Judy and susie, I want to say that I loved taking care of your mother and that you two were so nice to me and always there to help when needed or...Read More »
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A Celebration of Life will be held for Alberta Marie Brandon at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Celina, Ohio , April 27, 2014, Sunday at 3:00p.m. in the Church sanctuary. Everyone is invited to join the Brandon family in the fellowship hall for a meal immediately following the service.
Alberta, age 97, passed away Jan. 2, 2014 at Heatherdowns Rehabilitation and Nursing Care Facility in Toledo, Ohio. She was born on Oct. 2, 1916 in Celina to the late Lee & Gladys (Ryder) Fast.
Alberta Graduated from Celina High School in 1934. She was a life long member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church and was active in the Celina History Club, the Daughters of American Revolution, and was a member of the Philomathean Reading Club in Bloomington, IL, where she resided with her daughter, Susan, for fourteen years. She loved to travel, was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing bridge.
On November 9, 1935, she married William E. Brandon in Celina. He preceded her in death November 5, 1990. Her survivors include Two daughters, Judith Brandon (Late Bob Smith) Maumee, Ohio Susan Brandon ( Chares E. Davies ) Maumee and son William E. Brandon Jr. (Connie) along with two grandchildren, Julie Eskue (Gary) and Jill Boucaumont (Philippe); three great-grandsons William Zapata, Kevin Zapata and Cade Boucaumont, all of Missouri City, Texas. Her sister Betty Czerwiec (late Julian) also survives in Toledo. Additionally there are several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held January 4, 2014, at North Grove Cemetery in Celina, with Rev. Matt Reynolds, officiating.
Those wishing to make a Contribution in Alberta's memory are asked to direct these to St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 119 E. Fulton St. Celina, Ohio 45822, where a special memorial in her name will be made in the near future.

Alberta Marie Brandon, age 97, formerly of Celina, Ohio, passed away at 8:25 a.m. on January 2, 2014, at Heatherdowns Rehab and Nursing Care Facility in Toledo, Ohio. Alberta was born October 2, 1916, in Celina, Ohio, to the late Lee and Gladys (Ryder) Fast. She married William E. Brandon on November 9, 1935. He proceeded her in death November 5, 1990. Survivors include two daughters, Judith Brandon (the late Bob Smith) Maumee, Ohio, Susan Brandon, (Charles E. Davies) Maumee, Ohio and son William E. Brandon, Jr. (Connie), along with two grandchildren, Julie Eskue (Gary) and Jill Boucaumont(Philippe) , great grandsons, William Zapata and Kevin Zapata and three great great grandchildren, all of Missouri City, TX.
Her sister, Betty Czerwiec(late Julian Czerwiec) also survives in Toleldo, Ohio. Alberta graduated from Celina High School in 1934. She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church and was active in the Celina History Club, a member of the Daughters of American Revolution, a member of the Philomathean Reading Club in Bloomington, IL (where she resided for fourteen years with her daughter, Susan.) She loved to travel with her daughters, was an avid golfer and bridge player. A graveside service was held at 11:00am Saturday January 4, 2014, in North Grove Cemetery in Celina, with Rev. Matt Reynolds officiating. A Memorial service will be held in April at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Celina. The Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home will be handling arrangements. Condolences may be made at LHDfuneralhome.com