Cory Brandt, 25

Published 12:00 am Saturday, April 10, 2010

Cory Michael Brandt, 25, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 4, 2010, in California.
Cory was born in Rochester on Jan. 10, 1985, to Tim and Sharon (Jacobson) Brandt. He graduated from Mayo High School in 2003. Cory was attending the College of the Canyons in pursuit of a degree in fire science and was an office manager at U-Haul. Cory enjoyed surfing, cooking, fishing, jet skiing, and snowboarding.
Cory is survived by his parents; two siblings, Eric Brandt and wife Megan, of Zimmerman, and Julie Brandt, of Rochester; fianceé Mitzy Solorzano, of Canyon Country, Calif.; grandparents, Harold “Babe” and Lois Brandt of Albert Lea and Julaine Jacobson, of Elysian; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Cory is preceded in death by a grandfather, Dennis Jacobson; great grandparents; aunt Julie (Brandt) Nesset; and cousins, Aaron and Michael Brandt.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 12, 2010 at Bethel Lutheran Church, 810 Third Ave. SE with the Rev. Andy Nelson officiating. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 11, 2010 at the Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home and an hour prior to the service at church. Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery.

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