Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

Obituaries

October 2, 2012

Mary Lou Brandes, 50

-- — Mary Lou Brandes, 50, Batesville, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at Margaret Mary Community Hospital.

Born May 5, 1962, in Batesville, she was the daughter of Iris (Vail) and Charles Corson. She married Tim Brandes Dec. 22, 2007, in Hilton Head, S.C.

Mary Lou liked having her family and friends around and was always willing to help and do for others. She also loved dearly her three “kids” – dogs Charlie, Lucy and Zoe. An artistic individual, she raised flower and herb gardens and enjoyed making flower arrangements with them. Other interests were antiquing, camping and traveling. A trip to San Francisco last year and their yearly visit to Hilton Head in the early fall were among her favorites. Mary Lou was particular about her dress, which was always chic and fashionable. It was a style in which she was comfortable, having modeled in New York and Philadelphia for several years.

Mary Lou is survived by her husband; sister Jackie Schaefer, Batesville; and mother- and father-in-law Bobbie and Rodney Brandes, Batesville.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation is Thursday, Oct. 4, from 4-7 p.m. with a 6 p.m. prayer service conducted by the Order of the Eastern Star Batesville Chapter 348 at Weigel Funeral Home. The funeral is there at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5, with the Rev. Charles Flory officiating, followed by burial at Batesville United Methodist Cemetery. The family requests memorials to OES Batesville Chapter 348 or Hospice of Margaret Mary Community Hospital.

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