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Richard Thomas Brandt, 74

Richard Thomas Brandt, 74, of Minneapolis died Sunday, July 31, 2022 at the VA hospital after a long battle with lung cancer.

Born in Morris, Rick attended school and grew up with his siblings and many friends. He later joined the Army and served in Vietnam.

Upon return from war, he married Leigh Sinclair and had a daughter, Kimberly.

Rick trained to be a locksmith which became his chosen career for many years. He resided in Minneapolis and eventually remarried after his divorce. His wife, Elaine, preceded him in death.

Rick is survived by his only child, Kimberly (Shaun) of Big Lake, brothers Mike (LuAnn) of Morris, Gary (Vicky) of Menominee WI, and David of Fredricks Wi, sister in law Donna of Morris, Grandchildren Katlyn and William, many nieces and nephews.

Rick will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

A celebration of life will be held Sunday, August 7, 2022 (1-4pm) at the VFW located at 713 Cedar St. Monticello, MN 55362