Obituary: Frances Brand

Obituary: Frances Brand

A native of Poland, she left Europe before World War II and grew up in Montreal.

Frances Jean Brand, 85, of Atlanta, formerly of Sunrise, Fla., and Oak Park, Mich., died Friday, Sept. 8, 2017.

Frances was born in Poland and immigrated to Montreal before the outbreak of World War II. She grew up and graduated high school in Montreal before moving to Detroit in the early 1950s. There, she started a family, raising her three sons in the suburb of Oak Park. In her retirement years she resided in Sunrise, finally moving to Marietta to be near family in 2017.

Survivors include her son Dr. Ted (Bonnie) Brand of Marietta; son Bruce Brand of Dallas; son Richard Brand (Alan Keith) of Altadena, Calif.; grandchildren Jacob, Shana, Miriam, Sara and Eli; and great-grandchildren Ariel and Elan.

Sign the online guestbook at In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or a charitable organization of your choice. A graveside service will be held Sunday, Sept. 10, at 10 a.m. at Arlington Memorial Park with Rabbi Joshua Heller officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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