Robert “Bob” Merrill Brandt, 63, of McPherson passed away Nov. 21, 2017, surrounded by his family, at home in McPherson. Bob was born March 25, 1954 in Bethesda, Maryland to the late Robert F. and Irva A (Tarnstrom) Brandt. He married Kristina Carlson on Nov. 16, 1985 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Survivors include his wife: Kristina, daughters: Leann (Russell) Johnson of Abilene, and Lauren (Brett D.) Loder of Marquette; sister: Del Bonney of Iowa City, Iowa; as well as grandchildren, twins Madison and Michelle Loder, Alyvia Johnson, Ryan Loder; and Amara Johnson.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1 at Christians Funeral Home, 103 N. Washington St. in Lindsborg.

The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2 at Bethany Lutheran Church, 320 N. Main St. in Lindsborg, with Pastor Loren Mai officiating. Cremation will follow.

Memorials may be made to The Hess Fitness Center in McPherson or the McPherson Dog Park. Memorials may be sent in care of Christians Funeral Home, 103 N. Washington, Lindsborg, KS 67456.

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