Mrs. William Brandt (Sarah R. (Metz) Cole-Brandt)
Mrs. William BRANDT, resident of Stockton nursing home, died in a local hospital Friday evening. The former Sarah R. METZ was born in Kent township, Feb. 20, 1870. She was married to George COLE of Kent township Dec. 25, 1888. He died Oct. 18, 1940. Later she was married to William BRANDT of Freeport, who died three years ago. Survivors include three sons, Lewis Cole of Rockford, Floyd and Royal of Shannon; two daughters, Mrs. Frank (Mamie) SOUDERS of Stockton and Mrs. Jacob (Hattie) GABRIEL of Shannon; 15 grandchildren; and 27 great grandchildren. Services were at 2 p.m. Monday in the Yellow Creek Church of the Brethren at Kent with the Rev. Jospeh Piesen, pastor, officiating.
March 1956. Submitted by: Julie Sturtevant-Wirgau on 9 Jul 1998