Retired Homewood Police Chief Jerry Brandt died February 19. He was 64.
Brandt was beloved husband of Mary E. Brandt (nee Kokaska). He was proud father of Benjamin, Andrew (Amanda), Courtney and Jeremy Brandt, and cherished grandfather of Aubrey and Olivia Brandt. Loving brother of John Brandt. Son-in-law of Bernice Kokaska. Proud uncle of John Brandt.
Brandt was a life member of Wally Burns Post #8077 V.F.W. Viet Nam War Veteran serving in US Marine Corps and recipient of Purple Heart.
Visitation to be held Sunday, Feb. 23 from 2 to 9 p.m. at Ryan Funeral Home, 18022 Dixie Hwy. Services 11 a.m. Monday. Memorials to the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org or Homewood Police Association would be appreciated. www.ryansfuneralhome.com or 708-798-0331.