Joan Bernette Brandt, 80, of Staples, Minnesota, formerly of St. Cloud, Minnesota passed away on November 18, 2021 in Staples. Funeral Services will be on Wednesday November 24, 2021 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Staples at 11:00 AM, with a visitation one hour before the service. There will be a visitation on Tuesday November 23, 2021 at 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM at the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel in Staples.
Joan was born on July 23, 1941 in St. Cloud, MN to Arnold and Jeanette (Mosford) Schuldt. She was employed in the health care industry in Staples, MN. She enjoyed spending time with family, cross-stitching, gardening, yard work, watching kids in sporting events, and spending time on the lake. Joan was also a foster Grandma at school.
She is survived by her daughter Carol (Steve) McCarthy, her son Gerald (Lynn) Brandt, grandchildren Tiffany Brandt, Nichole Helquist, Christine Brandt, Jessica Johnston, Brianna Stenvick, and Amanda McCarthy, 15 great-grandchildren, sisters and brothers Gail (Gilbert) Radonski of Crossville, TN, Susan Schuldt of Zion Crossroads, VA, Maynard Schuldt of Plymouth, Rick (Barbara) Schuldt of Farmington, Mary (Richard) Snydle of Bloomington, Jerry (Marcia) Schuldt and Jill (Eduardo) Martinez of Clearwater, Bernie (Sharon) Schuldt of St. Augusta, Cindy (Steven) Reinholz of Hibbing, Kevin (Jeanette) Schuldt of Anoka, and Linda Dean of Duluth.
Joan is preceded in death by her son Daniel, her parents, brother Harold, and sister Phyllis.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Staples.