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Lorinda "Lorie" Kay Brandt

May 18, 1963 — July 18, 2019

McCook, NE

Lorinda Kay Brandt, age 56, of McCook, NE passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019 in McCook.

Lorie was born May 18, 1963 in Muncie, IN to parents Richard Charles Dyer and Aubrey Gene (Stark) Stadtler.  She attended school in Omaha, NE, graduating high school from Omaha North in 1980.  Lorie went on to attend the University of Iowa.

On June 27, 1981, Lorie married Frank Baumgardner in Iowa.  The couple was blessed with four children.  Lorie married Steven Spulak on November 4, 1993 in Omaha.  Steve and Lorie adopted Shawn as their son.

On July 12, 2017, Lorie married Jim Brandt in McCook where the couple made their home.  Lorie enjoyed collecting and selling antiques, playing the piano, crocheting blankets for her family, watching scary movies and listening to “oldies” music. She was an active member of the King Charles Cavalier Spaniels Facebook group and loved spending time with her dog, Snickers.

Lorie was preceded in death by her father Dick Dyer; first husband, Frank Baumgardner; second husband, Steven Spulak; step brother, Keith Dyer; step daughter, Jolene Burns; and step mother, Karla Dyer.

Those left to celebrate her life include her husband, Jim Brandt of McCook; mother, Aubrey Stadtler of Punta Gorda, FL; five children, Chantel Slusarski of Duncan, NE, Richard Spulak of Norfolk, NE, Tim (Alyssa) Spulak of McCook, Renee (Eric) Butler of Guernsey, WY and Shawn Spulak of Indianola, NE; stepson, Jason (Kate) Brandt of Colorado Springs, CO; stepson in law, Darren (Jennifer) Burns of McCook; two sisters, Victoria (Roger) Gadsden of Omaha and Cheryl (Jim) Vanande of Punta Gorda; nine grandchildren and a host of other extended family members.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, 2019,  at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook with Terry McCorkle, officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed to the McCook Humane Society, PO Box 13, McCook, NE 69001.

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home

305 West C Street, McCook, NE 69001

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