Margaret Brandes died July 18. She was 94.

Mrs. Brandes was born Dec. 6, 1918, in Colorado Springs, Colo., to John Thomas and Mildred O'Kief. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, John; sister, Ruth Schulze; brother, Jack O'Kief, and sons, Billy and Joe. She is survived by her sons, John, Paul and David Brandes; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Wednesday, July 31, at Holy Rosary Church, followed by a reception at Calaroga Terrace.  Memorial donations can be made to KBVM Catholic Radio.