Max DeWayne Brand

1930 - 2020


Max DeWayne Brand was the son of John and Aileen (Buss) Brand.  He was born on August 7, 1930 in Ashley, Indiana, the 4th child of seven.  Max married Yvonne Ruth Collins of Watervliet, MI on a hot September 18thday in 1955 on the same date as his parents’ anniversary.  Max and Yvonne celebrated 65 years of marriage, medical careers, and family in New Haven.  They had four children, Ruth, Betty, John, and Jane.  Max was a graduate of Manchester College (BS...

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Manchester University
604 East College Ave., North Manchester IN 46962

New Haven United Methodist Church Foundation
630 Lincoln Hwy E, New Haven IN 46774

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Rev. Kevin DeKoninck

December 16, 2020 10:31 AM

As one of Max's former pastors, I can say he had a good heart.  I always respected his thoughtful insights!

Nancy Noak

December 10, 2020 10:25 AM

We send heartfelt sympathy to you all. I will be forever grateful to Max who gave me the opportunity to be a veterinarian in Fort Wayne. He taught me a lot about medicine, people, and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Nancy and Dennis Noak

Annick Fomete

December 10, 2020 8:51 AM
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Sorry for your Loss Ruth and Hunter! May your his soul Rest In Peace.

Charlie and Maxine Roberts

December 10, 2020 8:07 AM

Very sorry to hear. Our thoughts and prayers are sent to all his loved ones.
Max and Yvonne were wonderful neighbors and friends for many years. Charlie lived next door and has many fond memories of them both. Their German Shepard dog (Jody) didn’t share the same sentiment however.
Max lived a wonderful life. Condolences to Yvonne and family.

Mindy (Roberts) Harris

December 10, 2020 7:57 AM

To Yvonne, Ruth, Betty, John, Jane and your family’s. You have my deepest sympathy. I have many warm memories of Max as my neighbor. I remember on Christmas Eve in 1974 he had to come over and put our beloved German shepherd “to sleep”. He cried along with us. I also remember during the blizzard of 1978 my dad took Max into his Clinic on our snowmobile. My dad said your dad fell off several times, but they eventually made it. I pray your memories sustain you in the days ahead. With sympathy and love,

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