Donald Eugene Brant

December 23, 2013

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.

Survived by:

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.

Preceded by:

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.


5 Condolences for “Donald Eugene Brant”

  1. Larry Newton December 24, 2013 at 1:03 pm

    We were sorry to hear of the passing of Donald. Larry always enjoyed visiting with him. We will keep all your family in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Dana McGill December 26, 2013 at 12:01 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss, Donald was like a second dad to me when I helped on the farm in the eighties, his friendship meant a lot to me. He was almost always in a good mood except when you would run the duals loose on the new four wheel drive tractor, then not so happy. I enjoyed those years and enjoyed seeing Donald in the years that followed, I will miss him. My thoughts are with all of you. Forever your friend Dana.

  3. Janet Kirkpatrick Berg December 26, 2013 at 7:49 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. I remember the many times my parents, Donald and Phyllis went out to eat and on vacations. I still have the frog cookie jar on top of my refrigerator from Donald and Phyllis. Phyllis, you know what I’m talking about. I will now look at it and always think of Donald. Love to all. Janet

  4. Dean and Becky Walker December 26, 2013 at 10:14 pm

    So sorry for your loss. We’ll be thinking of you.

  5. Jan Woods December 27, 2013 at 5:06 pm

    Sorry to here of Don passing. I know he will be missed. Jan

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