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Wilma F. (Goss) BrandenburgAugust 26, 1929 ~ October 1, 2017 (age 88)
Wilma Faye (Goss) Brandenburg, age 88, went to heaven on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at her home of 59 years in Orestes.
She was born on August 26, 1929, in Connersville, to the late William D. and Angie Rebecca (Holliday) Goss. She was a devoted loving daughter, sister, wife, mother grandmother, and friend to all who knew her. She was raised in Connersville (Bunker Hill Area), Cicero/Arcadia and Brookeville. She spent most of her adult life in the Alexandria/Orestes area.
She married Hershel G. Brandenburg on May 26, 1952 and he preceded her in death in March 2002.
Wilma was a devoted mother to 4 children and grandma to 9 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren. She was always very active in the ladies groups in the Orestes Christian Church where she was an active member. Wilma held many jobs during her lifetime from working as a secretary at Ballsingers Auto Dealership in Connersville to working at Red Gold before retiring in 1995.
Wilma is survived by children, Kathy (Otto Schatz) Harmon, Karen (Pat) Beeman, David (Tracy Huggins)Brandenburg, Carol Bailey, and forever son-in-law, Jeff Richardson, grandchildren, Angie Richardson, Joe Richardson, Suzy (Norman) Hoffman, Brian (Sara) Bailey, Steven Jones, Elizabeth Bailey, Amanda (Matt Gibson) Huggins, A.J. Beeman, Amber(Sean) Gordon, great grandchildren, Dalton (Cheyene) Adams, Lilly Hoffman, Autumn Martin, Justice Jones, Mason Gibson, Sophie Hoffman, Alexander Jones, Lacey Bailey, Paige Bailey, Bracyn Beeman, Brennan Beeman, and 2 great-great grandchildren, sister, Rosalie Paulgen (Seattle, WA), and several nieces and nephews.
Wilma was preceded in death by her Father, William D. Goss, Mother, Angie R. Goss, husband of 50 years , Hershel Brandenburg, brother, Howard D. Goss, and granddaughter, Sarah Dawn Jones in 1989.
Funeral service celebrating Wilma's life will be at 11:00 am Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Dunnichay Funeral Home, Elwood, Indiana with Rev. Courtley Granger and Brian Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in the Elwood City Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, 1113 S. Anderson Street, Elwood, Indiana.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.
Online condolences can be given at www.dunnichayfuneralhome.com