Arlene Brand

October 10, 1933 ~ September 3, 2020 (age 86)


Reva “Arlene” Brand was born October 10, 1933, to Gerrit and Gertie (Slycord) Beyer, in her parents’ home  in Taintor, Iowa.  She passed away at Park Centre in Newton on September 3, 2020.

Arlene attended school in Sully and was a 1951 graduate of Sully High School. On January 1, 1952, she was united in marriage to Lloyd Brand in The Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. To this union they were blessed with three children: Gale, Dale, and Lisa.

Arlene and Lloyd were always together! She was a homemaker and helped him on the farm. Her family meant the world to her. She was a loving, self-less, humble woman who was always joyful. She lived to serve and care for others, and she especially loved little children. Arlene also loved to tease and joke and she was a competitive card player. She collected antiques, and deer and dog dishes. She enjoyed attending country music concerts at Lake Rathbun and on Branson vacations. She and Lloyd started attending church at the Sully Meeting Room and then joined the First Baptist Church in Pella.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Lloyd, and their family:

           Gale and Brent Larsen, Grinnell

            Dale and Tana Brand, Sully

                        Eric and Faye Brand

                                    Carter and Abigail

                        Cory and Heidi Brand

                                    Braxton, Breckyn, Brooks and Briar

            The late Lisa and Ron Jansen, Pella

                        Garret Jansen and fiancée Hannah Stewart

                        Elisabeth Jansen

                        Joseph Jansen

She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter Lisa Jansen, and her sisters: Dorothy (Andrew) Van Zee, Mary (Bill) Stewart, and her brothers: Charly (Elotia) Beyer, and Carrol (Mary Lou) Beyer.

The funeral will be Livestream on the Garden Chapel Facebook page. 

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Socially distant visitation
September 5, 2020

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Garden Chapel Funeral Home
1301 Main Street
Pella, IA 50219

Private Family Service
September 5, 2020

Garden Chapel Funeral Home
1301 Main Street
Pella, IA 50219


Wesley Life Hospice

Lisa Jansen Memorial Scholarship

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