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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.
Visitors welcome!
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Louis Brandon
July 7, 1927 - September 6, 2014

Louis J. “Lou” Brandon, 87, of Goshen, passed away at Hubbard Hill Estates in Elkhart Saturday, September 6, 2014.
He was born in Elkhart on July 7, 1927, to the late Ernest and Tressa (Scott) Brandon. He married Jeanne L. Cripe on October 19, 1947, in Elkhart. She survives at home. Also surviving are his daughters, Karen (Greg) Stutsman of Elkhart and Linda (Dave) Renaldi of Tecumseh, Michigan, twin sister Louise Roush of Elkhart, five grandsons and their spouses and 11 great-grandchildren. A brother, Robert Brandon, preceded Lou in death.

In accordance with the family’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial celebration of his life, including a Masonic service, was held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 13, 2014, with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. at Creekside Church of the Brethren, 60455 C.R. 113 in Elkhart. Pastors Rosanna McFadden, Elizabeth Kelsey, and Doug Reichenbach officiated. Entombment was on Monday, September 15, during a private service. Arrangements were under the care of Billings Funeral Home of Elkhart.

Lou retired from Windsor Mobile Homes of Bristol after nearly 20 years of employment. After retirement he delivered flowers for Goshen Floral for over 25 years. He was a 32nd Degree Mason, in Scottish Rite and was a Shriner. He belonged to Goshen Tyrian Lodge 12 and the Fort Wayne Mizpah Shriner’s Lodge as well as Creekside Church of the Brethren.

He spent his free time driving patients back and forth to the Shriner Hospitals in Chicago and Cincinnati. He also served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the years following World War II. Memorial donations may be given to Creekside Church or the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital in Chicago.

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