Willis L. Brand, 88, of Waterloo, IL, died July 19, 2022, in Waterloo, IL. He was born August 2, 1933, in Waterloo, IL.
He is survived by his children Dennis (Virginia) Brand, Shirley (Michael) Stiening, Nancy (Kenneth) Schanz, Allen (Gina) Brand, and Janet (Tim) Tessler; grandchildren Chad (Amelia) Stiening, Rhonda (Eric) Major, Angie (Jeff) Filipiak, Denise (Jared Marshall) Buettner, Brian (Payton) Kaspr, Christa (Eddie) Wooten, Andrew (Andrea) Brand, Heather Brand, and Steven (Julie) Kasprzyk; step granddaughter Lorrie (John) Naumann; and 19 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents Henry A. & Leona E. (nee Goeddel) Brand; grandson Todd Allen Brand; infant grandson Christopher Stiening; brothers Robert and Floyd Brand; and sister Joyce E. Koetting.
Willis was a member of St. Paul UCC in Floraville, IL and in his career, was a general contractor and excavator. He always enjoyed boating and fishing.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
St. Paul UCC - Floraville
or Hospice of Southern Illinois
4 PM to 8 PM Thursday, July 21, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home
10 AM until time of service Friday at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Floraville, IL
11 AM Friday, July 22, 2022 at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Floraville, IL
Pastor Matt Friz officiating
Interment at St. Augustine Cemetery in Hecker, IL