Gail Marie Hagan Brandt Obituary
After a lengthy illness, our beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and friend went with to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on October 31, 2022, surrounded by her family.
Gail Brandt was born to Kenneth and Audrey Hagan on May 3, 1940, in Havre, Montana. She and her twin brother Gary graduated high school in Big Sandy, Montana, in 1958.
She attended Northern Montana College in Havre, Montana, where she graduated with a BA in Elementary Education. It was here that she met her husband, Jared Brandt, and they married on September 1, 1961; A marriage that lasted 61 years.
Gail taught 2nd grade for a few years then returned to school to receive her master’s degree in Education from DePaul University in Chicago, while she worked with children with ADHD for over 10 years. She wrote her master’s thesis on nutrition and its effects on children with hyperactivity. It was during that time that she became interested in nutrition.
She left teaching and started her small business of selling nutritional products with Neo-Life and ran a successful business for over 30 years. Gail was very good at teaching and sharing her knowledge of the importance of healthy living with all who met her.
Throughout her life she volunteered at Vacation Bible School and facilitated bible studies which allowed her to use her gifts of teaching and serving people to know Jesus Christ. She was a member of the Bayside Church of Placerville, California, for over 20 years.
Gail enjoyed many things including cooking, singing, hosting dinner parties and since her husband was a senior airline Captain, they took full advantage of travelling. She travelled the world from South Africa to Nome, Amsterdam to Australia and her most favorite places were probably Rome and Egypt. She enjoyed cruising on the major rivers of Europe, US and China. Every morning she would be heard singing and was seen quite often reading her bible.
Gail is survived by her husband JC Brandt of Cameron Park, CA, her daughter Carla (Troy) Fenner, Brandt (grandson) and Daughter Jaril Faith Gallup, Sarah (granddaughter), Gary (Linda) Hagan, Curtis Hagan, and Roger Hagan.
A celebration of Life service will be held on Monday, December 5, 2022, at 10:30 am at the Green Valley Mortuary and Cemetary in Rescue, California. Flowers, cards, notes and letters of condolence for the Brandt family may be sent in care of Green Valley Mortuary and Cemetery, 3004 Alexandrite Drive, Rescue CA 95672.