Ruth Katherine (Schaller) Brandt

March 26, 1934 ~ September 16, 2020 (age 86)


Ruth Brandt, 86, of Yorktown passed away Wed. Sept. 16, 2020. She was born March 26, 1934 in Yorktown to the late Willie and Adeline Machost Schaller. She graduated salutatorian of Yorktown High School Class of 1952. She was a lifelong member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and enjoyed attending circle meetings. She loved her family, was a talented seamstress, had a green thumb and was a wonderful cook. She also enjoyed her Bunco club gatherings with her friends. She worked with Southwestern Bell for many years.

She is survived by her daughter Beth (Gil) Riedesel, sister Joan (Tony) Heger, granddaughters Robyn (Roger) Smith and Erin (Adam) Schroeder. She is also survived by six grandsons Barrett Smith, Hunter Smith, Isaac Schroeder, Elliot Schroeder, Alexander Schroeder and Ezekiel Schroeder and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Harold Brandt.

Due to the covid health situation the family will have a private graveside service.

Pallbearers will be Gill Riedesel, Roger Smith, Adam Schroeder, Jace Tibbs, Shane Kulik and Herbert Naranjo. Honorary pallbearers will be her great grandsons.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Yorktown EMS or Yorktown Fire Department.

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Arrangements made by Massey Funeral Home, Yorktown, Texas 361-564-2900.

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