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Lorraine E. Brandenburger

June 5, 1930 - May 14, 2011
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Lorraine E. Brandenburger, nee Smitt, 80, of Belleville, Illinois, born June 5, 1930 in Renault, Illinois, died Saturday, May 14, 2011 at Willowcreek Rehab and Nursing Center in Belleville, Illinois. Lorraine enjoyed Camping and Traveling. She was a member of the Tamarac Chapter of the National Campers and Hikers Association, Broad Hollow Grange, and a life member of the Union Elementry School P.T.A. She was preceded in death by her husband whom she married on June 3, 1951, Roy J. Brandenburger, her parents, Otto and Cecelia, nee Bequette, Smitt, two brothers, Melvin and Raymond Smitt, a sister, Judy Smitt, and a son-in-law, Charles...
Lorraine E. Brandenburger, nee Smitt, 80, of Belleville, Illinois, born June 5, 1930 in Renault, Illinois, died Saturday, May 14, 2011 at Willowcreek Rehab and Nursing Center in Belleville, Illinois.

Lorraine enjoyed Camping and Traveling. She was a member of the Tamarac Chapter of the National Campers and Hikers Association, Broad Hollow Grange, and a life member of the Union Elementry School P.T.A.

She was preceded in death by her husband whom she married on June 3, 1951, Roy J. Brandenburger, her parents, Otto and Cecelia, nee Bequette, Smitt, two brothers, Melvin and Raymond Smitt, a sister, Judy Smitt, and a son-in-law, Charles Brimm.

Surviving are her two daughters, Deborah Brimm of Dupo, Illinois, and Donna (Chuck) Kadlec, of Swansea, Illinois, four grandchildren, Lisa Kadlec, Michael (Christina) Kadlec, Ryan Kadlec, and Douglas (Alicia) Brimm, three great grandchildren, Leah Brimm, Lucy Flynn, and Isabella Kadlec, six brothers, Charles (Marie), Norman, Delbert, Donald (Lola), Vernon, and Ronald (Charlotte) Smitt, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Memorials are appreciated to the Alzheimer's Association. Condolences may be offered at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 15, 2011 at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Illinois.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, May 16, 2011 at Lake View Funeral Home with her grandson, Douglas Brimm officiating. Interment will be in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Illinois.

"We knew Lorraine thru NCHA or FCRV for many years. She was fun to be around and was always ready to help. Sorry for your loss. We are members of the..." Bob & Darlene Tanner (Pinckneyville, IL)

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