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Clifford James Brandt

September 26, 1941 ~ September 9, 2020 (age 78)

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Clifford J. Brandt, Schofield, WI, entered the arms of his Savior on September 9, 2020, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

He was born September 26, 1941, to the late Lewylln and Mabel (Gresens) Brandt. He graduated from Marathon High School in 1959. On May 21, 1960, Cliff married Joyce (Strei) Brandt. She survives.

He worked at American Motors (Kenosha), Drott/JI Case, and Schofield Fire Department. Cliff loved spending time with Joyce watching their grandchildren’s sporting events.

Survivors also include four daughters, Lori (Gary) Zernicke, Linda (Brian) Augustiniak, Gail (Joe) Writz, and Kay Brandt; two sons, Randy (Melody) and Tom (Sue). He is further survived by thirteen grandchildren, Dan (Crystal), Jeff (Kirsten), and Jon Zernicke; Matthew, Joshua, and Sarah (Zach) Brandt; Kyle and Travis (Krissy) Brandt; Michael (Mackenzie), and Becky (Dylan) Augustiniak; and Joey, Andrew (Michelle), and Jordan Writz; eight great-grandchildren, Mason, Kylie, Chloe, Brooke, Jada, Hudson, Rory, and Ezequiel Clifford.; three sisters-in-law, Helen Brandt, Betty Imhoff, and Shirley Sagstetter.

He enjoyed visiting his aunt and uncle, Gene and Betty Steidinger, and talking on the phone with his uncle, Arden Lodholz, from Texas.

He was preceded in death by his infant son, Dennis (1971); his parents; in-laws, Alfred and Sadie (Steidinger) Strei; 3 brothers, Jerry, Kenneth, and Dennis; one sister, Eldora (Gordon) Giese; brothers-in-law, Marvin Imhoff and Don Sagstetter.

Funeral service will be held at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at St. Peter Ev. Lutheran Church 1351 S. Grand Ave, Schofield. Pastor Jeffrey Mahnke will officiate. Interment will be at Restlawn Memorial Park. Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church. You may sign our family guestbook at

Cliff’s family extends their gratitude to the staff of the Cardiac ICU at Aspirus, especially nurse Mary.

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September 15, 2020

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church

Funeral Service
September 15, 2020

12:00 PM
St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church

September 15, 2020

1:15 PM
Restlawn Memorial Park
4710 North Troy Street
Wausau, WI 54403

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