William F. Brandt, age 93, of Janesville, died on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at home.
He was born in Germany on Feb. 23, 1923, the son of Otto F. and Erna (Schwen) Brandt. He served in the U.S. Army from 1948 to 1950, and married Betty Matheson in 1950. She preceded him in death in 1970. He married Zona Hunch in 1982 and she preceded him in death in 1989. William married Shirley Fleck in 1994. He retired from General Motors in 1980, and was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, and the UAW Local 95 Retirees. He always enjoyed reading a good book.
William is survived by his wife, Shirley Brandt; 6 children: John Brandt of Wisconsin, Tom (Rose) Brandt of Florida, Mary (James) McMillan of Janesville, Brenda Brandt of Cross Plains, Vicky (Rick) Armstrong of Janesville and Randy (Lisa) Brandt of Fort Atkinson; 9 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; many other extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 wives, and 6 siblings.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at ST. PETER'S LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1422 Center Ave., Janesville with Rev. Bruce Gray officiating. A visitation will be held on Friday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Church. Interment will be in Milton Lawns Memorial Park. SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family. For on-line condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com