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(December 7, 1960 – February 8, 2015)

MICHAEL KEITH BRANDT Michael K. Brandt, 54, passed away suddenly on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at MidMichigan Medical Center. He was born December 7, 1960 in Midland, MI to the late Robert and Virginia (Bishop) Brandt. Michael worked for McKay Press as an IT Specialist. He was the SAL Commander and life member of the American Legion Berryhill Post 165 where he enjoyed volunteering, cooking and setting up for dinners. Michael enjoyed tinkering with his cars and motorcycles, cooking and telling stories. He was always willing to help someone out. Michael loved his family and will be greatly missed by them.Michael is survived by his sons, Josh (Melissa) Brandt and Keith Brandt, grandchildren; Amaiah and Kasen Brandt, his partner Denise Amidon and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his sisters; Susan (Paul) Trerice and Mary Roberts, brothers; Robert (Sharon) Brandt, Dale (Peggy) Brandt and Patrick Brandt.Michael was predeceased by his brother Cyrus Brandt.A Memorial Service will be held at American Legion Berryhill Post 165 on Friday, February 13, 2015 from 2-4 pm. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the SAL of the American Legion Berryhill Post 165, 5111 Hedgewood, Midland, 48640. Smith-Miner Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences can be offered at smithminer.com.