News From Terre Haute, Indiana

August 29, 2013

Thoral Brandt


TERRE HAUTE — Thoral Brandt, age 69, of Terre Haute, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, at Indiana University Medical Center. He was born in Bowling Green, Ind., on Dec. 8, 1943, to Carl Brandt and Magdalene (Staley) Brandt.

Survived by his wife, Sandy Hyde Brandt; daughters, Lori and husband Jay Collings, Michele and husband Gary Burris, Amy and husband Mark Harvey; son, Andy Haynes and fiancee Jamie Watson; sister, Sharon Young of Fort Wayne; brother, Marvin Brandt Sr. of Missouri; and he was preceded in death by older brother, Carl Brandt Jr. He had many grandchildren, five girls and eight boys.

He retired from Operating Engineers Local 841. He enjoyed his children, grandchildren, and horses.

A celebration of his life will be held Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Barbour Avenue Methodist Church.