Leona Brandhof, age 83 of Mitchellville, passed away on Saturday, September 30, 2017, at The Shores in Pleasant Hill. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at the Prairie City Christian Reformed Church. Burial will follow at Waveland Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, from 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the church. The family will greet friends from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Memorials may be directed to My Brother's Keeper and condolences may be left for the family at www.coburnfuneralhomes.com
The daughter of Martin and Marie (Maasdam) Vanden Hoek, Leona was born on November 24, 1933 in Killduf, Iowa. She attended school in Killduf and graduated from Sully High School. On December 24, 1953, she was united in marriage to John Edward Brandhof. Leona stayed at home to raise their family and truly enjoyed helping Ed with the farming, especially during harvest season. Leona was a member of the Prairie City Christian Reformed Church, where she played the organ, and involved with My Brother's Keeper and The Gospelettes. Leona loved playing music and could play several instruments. She also enjoyed working at the polling site for local elections.
Those left to honor her memory include her two sons; Duane (Brenda) Brandhof and John Brandhof both of Mitchellville; four grandchildren, Julie (Erik) Nikkel, Doug (Katie) Brandhof, Dan (fiancé Ahna) Brandhof and Austin (Autumn) Brandhof; six great grandchildren, Mallory, Madison, Everlee, Vanden, Marley, and Karsyn. Also surviving are her siblings, June Ver Woert of Newton, Marlene (Harvey) Beyer of Monroe, Eleanor (Gene) Jansen of Sully, Vernon (Tina) Vanden Hoek of Lynville, Gerald (Linda) Vanden Hoek of Texas and Ramona (Art) Cooper of Newton and a special friend, Hugh Cooper. Preceding her in death were her parents, husband, two brothers, William and a still born brother.
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