Margaret L. Brand

Margaret L. Brand, nee Olin, 93, of Belleville, Illinois, born Wednesday, August 28, 1918, in Auburn, WA, died Saturday, February 18, 2012 at Cedar Ridge Healthcare in Lebanon, Illinois.

Margaret was a retired manager for a trucking company and she had many other occupations including working at Boeing, a drug store and as a waitress.  She was a member of Hope Church in Belleville Illinois.  Her greatest joy was helping her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her:

  • Husband: Joseph H. Brand
  • Parents: Ernest and Gertrude nee Clark Olin
  • Son: Joseph Brand
  • Brother, Ernest Olin Jr.
  • Sisters
    • Lois Crowder
    • Lucille Buckner
    • Loretta Hoober

Surviving are her:

  • Daughter-in-Law: JoAnn Brand of Shiloh, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Kori (David) Huhman of Belleville, IL
    • Kelly (Mike) Skewes of Oakdale, IL
    • Scott (Kathy) Beyer of Swansea, IL
    • Lori Thrutchley of Belleville, IL
  • Great-Grandchildren
    • Kyle (Adam) Cannon
    • Jake Skewes
    • Jeni Skewes
    • Billy Huhman
    • Zachary Beyer
    • Ryan Beyer
    • Megan Beyer
  • 2 Great Great Grandchildren
  • Ex-Daughter-In-Law: Karen Brand of Belleville, IL
  • Sisters-In-Law, Nieces, Nephews & Cousins,

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Hope Church

Visitation:  Friends may call from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Sunday, February 26, 2012 at Hope Church in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, February 26, 2012 at Hope Church, with Pastor Jay Krumeich officiating.  Interment will be at Mountain View Cemetery in Auburn, WA.

Condolences left for Margaret L. Brand:

    We love and miss Grammy. We will miss her cookies, pies and all of the other wonderful things she made. She was always there to help out. It was what she lived for.

    Kori Huhman Belleville IL 62226