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Information for Della May Culp Brandel
2 October, 1924
8 January, 1986
From the Idaho Press Tribune
January, 1986
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Della Brandel

     Services for Della Mae Brandel, 61, Caldwell, who died Wednesday, Jan. 8, at a Caldwell hospital of natural causes, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
     The Rev. Raymond A. Thompson of the Caldwell United Methodist Church will officiate.  Interment will follow in the Middleton Cemetery.
     Mrs. Brandel was born Oct. 2, 1924, at Bradshaw, Neb., to Morris and Lura Warren Culp.  In March of 1937, she moved with her family to Boise, where she attended Boise and Franklin high schools.  She later worked at the Idaho First National Bank for a time.
     She married Emery Brandel on March 3, 1945, at Boise   They operated a dairy farm at Boise until January 1960 when they moved to a dairy farm in the Purple Sage area near Caldwell.  She had worked at various places at Caldwell, and for the past eight years she worked at the Canton Cafe in Caldwell.  She had retired from there this past December.
     She is survived by her husband of Caldwell; two sons, Doug Brandel of Caldwell and Rick Brandel of Flagstaff, Ariz.; two daughters, Connie Cristiano of Atlantic City, N.J., and Vickie Knox of Boise; two brothers, Warren "Bud" Culp of Snowhomish, Wash., and Raymond Culp of Hemet, Calif.; five sisters, Elenore Hoffman, Charlene Haines, Audrey Hatch, and Roberta Roush, all of Boise, and Eunice Wittlake of Lancaster, Calif.; one aunt, Helen Price of Suthgate, Calif.; four grandchildren, Kimberly Jo Brandel, Michael Douglas Brandel, John David Brandel and Trevor Robert Brandel.
     She was preceded in death by her parents.
     Memorials may be made to the Mountain States Memorial Institute, 151 E. Bannock, Boise, 83712-6297.
     Friends may call today from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.