Donald Eugene Brant 85, of rural Frankfort, died December 23, 2013 at St. Elizabeth East, Lafayette, IN. Born March 5, 1928 near Boyleston to Russell S. “Ted” & Meda A. (Parker) Brant. He married Phyllis M. Davis at the First Baptist Church in Frankfort on December 19, 1948 and she survives. Mr. Brant was a 1946 graduate of Michigantown High School and lived in the Frankfort area his entire life. He retired from farming in 1993. Donald was a member of the Boyleston Baptist Church and previously on the Board of Directors at Ag Max. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, Donald served from May 7, 1946 until March 10, 1948. He and his wife vacationed in Florida for 2 weeks every winter for over 30 years. Donald enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Visitation and Services
Services will be 3 p.m. Friday, December 27, 2013 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 1 until time of service at the funeral home. Entombment will be in Clinton County Mausoleum at Green Lawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Boyleston Baptist Church.
Wife: Phyllis M. Brant of rural Frankfort, 2 Sons: Kenneth Joe (Linda) Brant of LaSalle, IL, Jeff Eugene (Nancy) Brant of rural Frankfort, Daughter: Brenda Kristine Weller of Marshall, IL, 2 Sisters-in-Law: Mrs. William (Carolyn) Brant and Mrs. D. Earl (Carolyn Lou) Brant both of Frankfort, 9 Grandchildren, Marcy, Casey, Jessica, Abigail, Dane, Kara, Tessa, Hanna and Holly and 4 Great Grandchildren, Logan, Aiden, Addisyn & Lila.
He was preceded in death by 3 brothers, William, D. Earl Brant and an infant brother, Richard, a sister, Julia Reppert and a son-in-law, Ronald Weller.