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Robert Brandewiede

December 11, 1927 — December 21, 2020


Robert F. Brandewiede, 93, longtime Newton area resident, died Monday (December 21, 2020) at the Hutchinson Regional Medical Center in Hutchinson, Ks.

He was born on the family farm outside of Newton on December 11, 1927, the son of Frank Joseph and Gertrude (Reilman) Brandewiede. Robert was raised on the farm and graduated from Walton High School.

He married Pearl Delores Hein on May 9, 1958 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Newton. She died on January 17, 2018. Shortly after Pearl’s death he moved to Hutchinson.

Along with being a farmer he also raised cattle and operated Brandewiede Steel Building Company.

He was an avid K.U. Basketball fan. Robert was a lifelong and devout member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Through the years he had also been a member of the Sons of the American Legion, the Knights of Columbus, and the Newton Lions Club.

Survivors include his son James R. Brandewiede and his wife Cheryl of Hesston; daughters Kathy S. Vieyra and Debbie A. Casey and husband Larry all of Hutchinson; nine grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.

Along with his wife Pearl, he is preceded in death by his parent; and four sisters Louise Newmaster, Dorothy Anderson, Brunette Norman and Barbara Yager.

The Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be at 9:30 A.M., Wednesday (December 30, 2020) followed by the Mass of the Dead at 10:00 A.M., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Newton.

Private family interment will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Newton.

There will be no visitation or viewing.

A memorial has been established with the Newton American Legion and the Walton Fire Dept., contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton, Ks.

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