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Obits > 1972 - Margaret Jane (Conroy) Brandau

Submitted by Melva L. Taylor

The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois

April 8, 1972 - Saturday, pg 2 


Margaret Brandau, Tampico, Succumbs 

Margaret Jane Brandau, 61, Tampico, passed away Friday evening at Kokomo, Ind., where she had been visiting her son.  She was born in Tampico July 24, 1910, daughter of John M. and Mabel Gifford Conroy, received her education in Tampico schools and was married to August Brandau, June 3, 1928 in Rockford.  She lived in Tampico all of her life, and was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Yorktown. 

Survivors include her husband, in Tampico; two sons, Jack, Salina, Kan., and Jerry, of Kokomo, Ind.; two grandchildren, Jeffrey and Julie; two sisters, Geraldine Diner, Indio, Calif., and Mrs. Austin (Helen) Ulrich, Peoria;  a brother, Robert Corbin, Maritosa, Calif., along with several nieces and nephews.  

She was preceded in death by her parents.  

A memorial has been established.  Funeral arrangements are pending at Schmitt Funeral Chapel and will be announced later.


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