Alfreda R. “Fred” Brand, 85, of Springfield, IL, died at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, December 15, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born on November 5, 1928 in Jacksonville to Clarence and Beatrice Smith Suter.
She married Thomas Brand in 1948 and he preceded her in death in 2006. She is also preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Juanita Boster.
Surviving Alfreda is her daughter, Charlotte (Ken) Barr of Arizona City, AZ; three sons, Robert Brand of Springfield, Norman (Carol) Brand of Girard and Jim (Kim) Brand of Herrin; eight grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; one niece and one cousin.
Mrs. Brand had worked as a waitress and bartender for 14 years at The Mill and had also managed the Chardel Supper Club for 14 years.
Memorial Gathering: 12-1 p.m. Friday, December 20, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home
Memorial Service: 1 p.m. Friday, December 20, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Jeff Grant officiating.
Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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