Served with Army armored tank division

Published in the February 2, 2017 edition

DanaBrandt-webSTONEHAM – Dana E. Brandt, 70 , of Stoneham and formerly of North Reading, died Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at Winchester Hospital.

Born in Malden, on January 22, 1947, he was the son of the late Arthur E. and Lena “Blanche” (Karlsen) Brandt. He was raised and attended school in North Reading and was a graduate of North Reading High School, Class of 1967.

Dana was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam Era, he served from 1967 to 1969. He was a SP4 (T) and was a member of the Company C, 2nd Battalion, 64th Armor 7th Tank Division, serving in Europe NATO Forces. Dana later worked as a Security Guard and has been retired for several years.

Dana was always soft spoken and honest, he was known for his directness. He was an avid sports fan, he especially loved playing hockey and watching sporting events. Dana loved his nieces and nephews.

Family members include his loving sister, Diana (Brandt) Freeland and her husband Robert of Tewksbury, brothers, Ronald E. Brandt and his wife Margaret of York, ME, David A. Brandt and his wife Martha of Beverly, Russell A. Brandt and his wife Mary of Reading and Richard A. Brandt of Haverhill.

Memorial donations may be made in his memory to: American Heart Association /American Stroke Association, Founders Affiliate, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.