Richard A. Brandal, 66, of Bellevue, died Tuesday, July 8, 2008, at his home.
Dick was born Dec. 31, 1941, in Sandusky County. He graduated from York High School in 1959 and had worked at Ford Motor Co., Sandusky, retiring in 1999. He was a member of Seybert United Methodist Church, Bellevue; Bellevue Eagles; UAW 1216 and Sleepy Hollow Golf Course. He wasformerly a part-time Bellevue Police officer.
Survivors include his wife, Joanne (Alesch) Brandal, whom he married Dec. 31, 1976;children, Veronica (Tim) Godfrey of Bellevue, Jodi Brandal ofFremont, Dawn (Bret) Miller of Sandusky, Brent (Jackie) Brandal of Huron, John (Kim) Moyer of Bellevue, Susan (David) Hennard of Cincinnati; Andrea (Jim) Colvin of Bellevue; and Teresa (Kevin) Shetzer of Clyde; 15 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and sisters, Roseann Missler of Wooster and Sharon Mowry and Sarah Strause of Bellevue.
Dick was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Brandal-Mowry.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Auxter Funeral Home, 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue, where funeral services will be at10:30 a.m. Friday with the Rev. Bruce Kent officiating. Burial will be in York Chapel Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society-Relay for Life, Sandusky County,740 Commerce Drive, Suite B, Perrysburg, OH 43551 or to theAmerican Diabetes Foundation.
Condolences may be sent to auxterfuneralhomes.com.