Theresa D. Brandenburg, 72, formerly of Dyersville, passed away, Friday, Sept. 17, at Elkader Care Center in Elkader.

Visitation for Theresa was held from 9-11 a.m. Sept. 22, at the Reiff Funeral Home in Dyersville.

Services for Theresa were held 11 a.m. Sept. 22, at the Reiff Funeral Home Dyersville, with Pastor Mike Jones Presiding.

Burial will be held in the Oakland Cemetery in Manchester at a later date.

Theresa was born Nov. 6, 1947, in Camp Douglas, Wis., daughter of Lester and Marie (Hitzler) Kegler. She received her education from Holy Ghost Catholic Elementary School and Visitation Academy both in Dubuque. On Aug. 27, 1981, she was united in marriage to Bruce W. Brandenburg at the United Methodist Church in Epworth. She worked at Ertls and later Modernfold in Dyersville for many years until her retirement.

Theresa was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She truly enjoyed all the time she spent with her children and grandchildren. She was very artistically talented and she loved to sketch and decorate her home. She was very witty and humorous and loved Maxine the Hallmark Lady.

She is survived by her three children: Tracy Lin (Earl) Stickfort, of Garnavillo, Donald (Kristie) Culbertson, of Henderson, Nev. and Benjamin (Denise) Culbertson, of Kalona; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two sisters: Dorothy (Louis) Smothers, of Dubuque and Maggie (Dave) Hoyt, of Prairie Du Chien, Wis.; four brothers: Gerard (Vicky) Kegler, George (Wanda) Kegler, Francis (Jana) Kegler all of Casper, Wyo. and Christopher Kegler of Bar Nunn, Wyo.

She is preceded in death by her parents; a granddaughter, Haley Coppes; a sister, Ann (Joe) Genz; a brother, John (JoAnn) Kegler; sister-in-law, Lucinda Kegler.

A Theresa D. Brandenburg memorial fund has been established. Anyone wishing to send a memorial may send them to the Reiff Funeral Home Attn: Theresa Brandenburg Family, PO Box 271, Dyersville, IA, 52040.