Inez Wright Brant

Inez Waldschmidt Wright Brant

1918 - 2003

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Obituary of Inez Waldschmidt Wright Brant

Her family includes a daughter and her husband, Pat and Tom Matthes of Marion, a son and his wife, Tom and Paula Wright of Latour, MO; step-children, Barbara Krall and her husband, Chuck of West Branch; Peggy Stoner of Moline, IL; Emily K. Starbuck of Lehigh Acres, FL; and William “Bill” Brant and his wife, Barb of Ankeny; four grandchildren, including Deb Matthes of North Liberty and Darren Matthes and his wife, Cindy of Sioux Falls, SD; eleven step-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, step-great-grandchildren; and a sister, LaVerne Schnoeblen. Inez was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, George and Elmer; five brothers, Emmett, Earl, Hubert, Albert and Ralph; and six sisters, Gertrude, Florence, Amilda, Loretta, Elaine and Mary, Inez was born February 9, 1918, in Riverside, Iowa the daughter of Joseph and Viola (Kunneman) Waldschmidt. She married George Wright on October 20, 1941; he died September 3, 1977. She later married long-time family friend, Elmer Brant on September 29, 1979, he died June 29, 2002. For over twenty-two years, she worked for the University of Iowa Printing Service, retiring in 1981. She was a member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Iowa City. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association @ 1642 42nd. Street NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402 or the Hiawatha Care Center @ 405 N. 15th. Avenue, Hiawatha, Iowa 52233. Sincere thanks to Dr. Mary Anne Nelson and the Hiawatha Care Center for their professional, yet warm and loving care.