Obit: Brandl, Florence C. #3 (1918- 2009)
Poster: R. Lipprandt

Surnames: Bartmann, Bormann, Brandl, Brannan, Miklautsch, Stefancin, Tippelt, Willger

----Source: The Star News (Medford, Taylor Co., WI), Thursday, March 19, 2009, Online Edition

Brandl, Florence C. “La” (Bormann) (April 7, 1918 - March 14, 2009)

Florence "La" C. Brandl, 90, Colby, died Saturday, March 14 at Pine Ridge Assisted Living in Colby, where she had resided the past six months, surrounded by her family and Ministry Home Care Hospice.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 18 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford, with Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joseph Stefancin officiating. Burial was at Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery in Medford.

Pallbearers were her grandsons, Bruce and Jeff Miklautsch, Jim and Dan Brannan and Scott and Jason Brandl.

The former Florence Bormann was born April 7, 1918 in the Town of Little Black to the late Edward and Clara (Tippelt) Bormann. She attended Medford elementary schools and was a graduate of Medford High School.

On February 14, 1938 in Medford, she married Ervin "Red" Brandl, who preceded her in death on March 1, 1969. She worked as a waitress and then was a homemaker until her husband died. She then worked as a laundress at the Medford High School until her retirement in 1994.

She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and Taylor County Genealogy Society, and past member and president of Medford Moose Lodge. She enjoyed gardening, canning, baking, sewing and patchwork quilting.

Survivors include her children, Dick (Beverly) of Colby, Sandy (Jim) Brannan of Merrill, Barb Miklautsch of Antioch, Ill., and Alan (Lenore) and Larry, both of Medford; a brother, Roy (Bernice) of Alexandria, Ind.; a sister, Joyce Bartmann of Watertown; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Pete Miklautsch; three brothers, Claude, Melvin and Harvey; and two sisters Ethyl in infancy and Shirley Olson.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in her name to Holy Rosary Catholic Church or Ministry Home Care Hospice of Marshfield.

Online condolences may be made at

Hemer Funeral Service of Medford assisted the family with arrangements.



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