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Pastoral Team:
Rosanna McFadden
Elizabeth Kelsey

We worship at:
60455 CR 113
Elkhart, IN 46517
Phone: 574-875-7800
Fax: 574-875-7885

Sunday Worship
9:30 a.m.
Fellowship Time
10:45 a.m.
Church School
11:00 a.m.
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Jeanne Loree Brandon
October 31, 1927 - October 19, 2014

Jeanne L. Brandon, 86, of Goshen, passed away following a sudden illness at 6:20 p.m. Sunday, October 19, 2014, at IU Health Goshen Hospital.

She was born in Elkhart on October 31, 1927, to the late Roy and Iris (Ganger) Cripe.

She married Louis J. “Lou” Brandon in 1947 in Elkhart. He preceded her in death just over one month ago in Elkhart, and it should be noted that Jeanne died on their 67th wedding anniversary.

Surviving are her daughters, Karen (Greg) Stutsman of Elkhart and Linda (Dave) Renaldi of Tecumseh, Mich.; a sister, Marcia Whitehead of Carmel; five grandsons and their spouses; and 10 great-grandchildren -- and one great-grandchild who is on the way!

A brother, Richard Cripe, preceded her in death.

A celebration of Jeanne’s life took place Saturday, October 25, 2014, at Creekside Church of the Brethren, 60455 C.R. 113, Elkhart at 11:00 a.m. Pastors Rosanna McFadden, Elizabeth Kelsey, and Doug Reichenbach officiated. Private entombment will follow in Rice Cemetery at a later date.

Although Jeanne was a homemaker, she remained busy by volunteering her time and services at Oaklawn Psychiatric Center for nearly 45 years.

She was also a lifelong member at Creekside, which was formerly known as Elkhart City Church of the Brethren..

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