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MORTON - Mary L. Brandt, 61, of Morton, passed away at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at UnityPoint Health-Methodist in Peoria.
She was born January 20, 1955, in Peoria, to William and Harriet (Wasson) Smith. She married Wayne Brandt on June 11, 1983, in Morton.
Surviving are her husband, Wayne Brandt of Morton; her children, Mallory Brandt of Morton, Aaron (Ashley) Brandt of Morton and Rachel Brandt of Morton; one granddaughter, Aubrey Brandt; two brothers, Shaun (Marti) Smith of Redmond, Wash. and Kevin (Lucy) Smith of Ft. Worth, Texas; one sister, Honora Blanton of Dallas, Texas; three brothers-in-law; three sisters-in-law and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and one sister.
Mary graduated in 1983 from The St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing.
She worked as an RN for OSF St. Francis Medical Center on the Pediatrics Floor, and later the Morton Pediatrics Office, and retired from the OSF Call Center in Peoria in 2014.
Cremation has been accorded. Visitation will be from 4 to 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at Bethel Lutheran Church in Morton, followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 6:30 p.m., with Pastor Jeff Anderson and Pastor Mark Anderson officiating. A fellowship reception will follow services at the church.

Memorials may be made to Bethel Lutheran Church in Morton.

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home in Morton is handling arrangements.
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