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Mike Brendel

April 19, 1950 ~ May 19, 2020 (age 70)


Mike Brendel, 70, of Calhoun, Georgia died Tuesday, May 19, 2020. He was born on April 19, 1950, in Detroit, Michigan to Ruth Long Brendel and the late Dewey Brendel. He was preceded in death by his sister, Cindy Brendel.

Mike was a member of the 1968 graduating class of Calhoun High School, spent his career in the grocery business retiring from Ingles Inc. and he was a member of South Calhoun Baptist Church.

He is survived by his mom Ruth Brendel; daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie and Stacey Bradford; companion, Becky Rutledge; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ron and Becky Brendel and Terry and Dawn Brendel; grandson, Nick Bradford and his fiancé Hannah Brooks; step-grandson, Adam and Kacee Bradford and their son Owen; many friends and family also survive.

Funeral service will be held Saturday, May 23, 2020, at 2:00 PM from the Chapel of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home with Rev. Edward Atchley officiating. A live video will be available on the Facebook page of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home at 2:00 PM. interment will follow in Gordon Memorial Gardens.

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Funeral Service
May 23, 2020

2:00 PM
Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home
711 College Street
Calhoun, GA 30701

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