Laura J. Brandt
“Aunt Lollie” of Chesterton, IN, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2016.
She was born in
Chesterton, IN, on April 6, 1948, to Norman and Lillian (Pliske) Brandt.
She is survived by
her significant other of 35 years, Kenneth Crago of Chesterton, IN; son,
Matthew (Shelley) Campbell of Union Mills, IN and step-son, Tony Crago of
Los Angeles, CA; sister, Barbara Williams of Chesterton, IN; grandchildren,
Cheyenne Campbell and Stephen Seppyes; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in
death by her parents; one brother; and sister, Norma Koziatek.
from Chesterton High School, Class of 1966. She spent many years in banking
and accounting. She worked for Cargill Inc. for 18 years processing work for
the Chicago Board of Trade and later went on to work directly for the
Chicago Board of Trade. She worked for years at Porter Bank and retired in
2013. Laura loved antiques; she was a great joke teller and could always
make others laugh. Laura was a loving mother and grandmother.
will be held on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN.
Visitation will be
held on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m.
Interment will follow at Chesterton Cemetery, Chesterton, IN.
Contributions may be made to the American Society for the Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals, ASPCA.org.
may be left for the family at