Catherine Brand




Catherine Brand

Catherine Brand, age 99, of Wabasso passed away Monday, December 5, 2011 at the Golden Living Center in Wabasso.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 7 at St. Mathias Catholic Church in Wanda.

Visitation will be 9:00-11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the church.  Interment is in the church cemetery. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Catherine Brand was born April 8, 1912 to Michael and Margaret (Moelter) Brand in Willow Lake Township, Redwood County, Minnesota.  She attended country school District 32.  She worked as a housekeeper for Diocesan Priests for more than 65 years, the last 40 of which were for Fr. Merle Monnens.  Catherine’s hobbies included cooking, baking, gardening, mission sewing, playing cards, Bingo and bird watching.  She taught CCD classes, was a member of CCW, COF and Third Order of St. Francis.  Catherine retired to Heritage Prairie Apartments in Wabasso in July 2000, and entered the Golden Living Center in Wabasso in November 2008, where she died on Monday, December 5, 2011 at the age of 99.

Catherine is survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers and sisters and their spouses: Nick and Gloria Brand, Herbert and Faye Brand, Hubert and Veronica Brand, Chris and Marie Brand, Susan and Austin Jenniges and Sister Michael Ann Brand; and Rev. Merle Monnens.

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