AKKERMAN INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA
Friedhelm Brand, of Mora, formerly of Germany, passed away on Sunday, January 23, 2022 at his home. He was 69 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, April 28, 2022 the Calvary Lutheran Church in Mora.
MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held 1 hour prior to the service at the church.
INURNMENT will be in the Oakwood Cemetery in Mora.
Friedhelm Brand, of Mora, passed away on Sunday, January 23, 2022, at his home. He was 69 years old.
Friedhelm was born on July 10, 1952, in Hagen, Germany to parents Wilhelm and Hildegard Brand. He went to catholic school in Hagen and like to travel with his family in his younger years. He attended University and received a 7-year degree. He spent 3 years in the German Army Service. Friedhelm worked as a steel lab tester at Z.D. Wälzholz International in Hagen, Germany.
Friedhlem met Ingrid (Ledermann) Gunderson while she was vacationing in Germany, and they were united in marriage on June 17, 2006. He lived in Hagen, Germany for most of his life until 2012 when he moved permanently Minnesota. He enjoyed collecting snow globes and traveling the world, especially Rome, Italy, Paris, France, England, and Iceland.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife Ingrid; step-daughter Andrea Phillips; step grandsons, Michael and Robert Kaliszewski; 4 foster children, Bill Traxler, Shirley Chapman, Roxann Bugh, and Nancy Grosland as well as their families; sisters, Crystal and Ingrid and many other family and friends in Germany and the US.