Teresa M. Brandt, 82 of Syracuse, passed away April 25, 2018, at Linden View Assisted Living in Syracuse. She was born Sept. 15, 1935, to Dennis & Mary (Kempkes) Royal on the family farm near Douglas,.
Teresa married Donald Brandt on June 7, 1955, at St. Paulinus Catholic Church in Syracuse.
She received her teaching certificate from Peru State College and taught country school for a few years.  She later worked as a child care provider for many years.
She was a member of the CMH Hospital Aux., American Legion Aux. 360 in Cook, ladies extension club and TOPS. She was also active at St. Paulinus Catholic Church and in the Altar Society.
She is survived by her daughters: Sandra Leeling of Lincoln, Nancy Hauschild and Amy Brandt both of Syracuse; Grandchildren: Nick Leeling and Troy Leeling both of Omaha, Alexia (Joe) Cruz of Lincoln, Natalie Hauschild of Syracuse, Ashley Griswell and Rylan Wilson of Syracuse, Rachel Griswell of Lincoln; great grandchildren: Austin Leeling of Omaha, Cozette and Theodore Cruz of Lincoln, Karson and Declan Wilson of Syracuse; sister: Bertha Malone of Palmyra; also many nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter: Linda Kay Brandt, siblings: Emil, Bill, Dennis, Joe, John, Mike, Margaret, Martha, Mary, Josephine, Helena, Francis and four infant siblings.
A Funeral Mass was to be Saturday, April 28, at 10 a.m. at St. Paulinus Catholic Church in Syracuse. Burial was to be held at Park Hill Cemetery.
Visitation was to be Friday, April 27, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the funeral home, then family will greet friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. with the Rosary at 7 p.m. at St. Paulinus Catholic Church.
Memorials are suggested to the Family’s Choice.
Arrangements are by Fusselman Allen Harvey Funeral Home in Syracuse. Condolences to www.fussel manallenharvey.com