Sheldon (Ted) Brandt

Sheldon (Ted) Brandt,

84, of Cleveland, TN,

passed away on Thursday

Nov. 8, 2018.

Ted was born on the

family farm in Ryder, ND

to Max and Edrie (Bowen)

Brandt. Ted graduated

from Willow City High

School where he met the

love of his life, Sally At-

kinson. They married in

1958 and enjoyed 60 years

of marriage. He completed

a bachelors degree in edu-

cation from Minot State

University, then received

a masters degree from the

University of Iowa. Ted

taught for 11 years and

worked for the govern-

ment as an accountant for

33 years.

Ted was a hardworking

man, who enjoyed spend-

ing time with his family

more than anything else.

He attended hundreds of

sporting, musical, and

theatrical events for his

four grandchildren. Ted

was a competitive bike

rider who passed on his

love for sports to his chil-

dren and grandchildren.

Ted was an avid Yankees

fan and witnessed 23 of

their world series wins;

Ted also pulled for the

Green Bay Packers, cheer-

ing them on during all 4

Super Bowls. Travel,

Ted’s passion, was real-

ized when he visited all

50 states, sharing many of

these experiences with his


Ted is survived by: his

wife, Sally Jo (Atkinson)

Brandt; his children, Scott

Brandt (Lynne) and Sonia

McHenry (Doug); his

grandchildren, Kyrie

Beckman (Calyn), Karis

Burke, Colby Brandt, and

Chandler Brandt; his

great-granddaughter, Kodi

Jo Beckman; his brother,

Ralph Brandt; his sisters,

Darlene Fred and Maxine

James; and numerous

nieces and nephews.

Ted was preceded in

death by his parents, Max

and Edrie Brandt; his

brother, Dr. James Brandt;

and his sister, Donna


Celebration of Life ser-

vice: Friday, Nov. 16,

2018 at 1:00 p.m. in West

Minot Church of God,

Minot, ND.

Interment: Rosehill

Memorial Park, Minot.

Visitation and Viewing

will take place one hour

prior to the service on Fri-

day in the Church.

In lieu of flowers, the

family prefers donations

to the Smokey Mountain

Children’s Home, 449

McCarn Circle Sevierville,

TN, 37862.

Those wanting to sign

the online memorial regis-

ter or share memories and

condolences are invited to

use the expressions of

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