Brenda K. Brandt Dietrich, 79, of Culver

Brenda K. Brandt Dietrich, 79, of Culver, passed away at the Pulaski Health Care Center surrounded by her family on Monday, March 25, 2024. 

She was born on May 28, 1944 in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Charles Junior “Chuck” and Edna Marie Jenkins Baker. 

She was a graduate of Culver Community High School in Culver, IN.

Brenda enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed her dogs and living on Lake Maxinkuckee. 


She is survived by:

Jeffrey D. (Tammy) Brandt, Monterey, IN   Son

Joseph U. (Annette) Brandt, Winamac, IN  Son

Gerry A. (Shannon) Brandt, Culver, IN   Son

Cortney Brandt  Granddaughter

Jordan Brandt  Granddaughter

Austin Brandt Grandson

Beau Brandt  Grandson

Mackenzie Brandt (Nathan) Allen Granddaughter

Taylor Brandt (Gary) Lockridge  Granddaughter

Jessica Brandt  Granddaughter

Colten Brandt  Grandson

Brooklyn Brandt  Great Granddaughter

Preston Lockridge   Great Grandson

Cassidy Allen  Great Granddaughter

Brandt Allen  Great Grandson

Linda Ripperger(Tad)  Delay, Bloomington, IN      Sister

Barbara Schemel , Jupiter, FL        Sister

Michael (Pauline) Baker, Greenfield, WI    Brother

Nieces and Nephews

Susan Mahler, Eddie Mike Mahler and Lisa Mahler

Mark Ripperger, Steven Baker. Bobby, Beth and Gregory Schemel


Preceded in death by:

Charles Junior “Chuck” and Edna Marie Jenkins Baker   Parents

Rodney Allen Brandt      Son

Sharon (Larry) Mahler  Sister and brother-in-law

Visitation will be from 11 AM EDT-2 PM EDT Friday, March 29, 2024 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.

Funeral services will be held at 2 PM EDT Friday, March 29, 2024 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac.

Burial will take place at Winamac Cemetery-McKinley Addition.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pulaski Animal Center or Marshall County Humane Society.

Online tributes may be offered at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary.