Barbara Brand

November 10, 1939 - July 13, 2013

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Barbara A. (Siemers) Brand, 73, of Evansville passed away July 13, 2013, from pancreatic cancer at her home. She was born November 10, 1939 in Evansville to Carl and Leona (Killian) Siemers.

Barbara worked with her husband at the family business Moutoux Furniture on Franklin St. and also at the Franklin St. Antique Mall. She was a member of St. Johns UCC downtown, where she was active in the Women's Guild. She served on the Board of Directors of the Purple Aces Women's Club and the Evansville Girls Little League. She enjoyed gardening, traveling and watching her children and grandchildren's sporting events.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Carl Siemers, Jr.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Ronald G. Brand; son, Michael G. Brand (Jackie) of Evansville, IN; daughter, Shelly Adlard (Steve) of Boise, ID; grandchildren, Susan Ferch (Jake) of Milwaukee, WI, and Andy Adlard of Allentown, PA; U E foster son, Steve Sherwood and family; sister, Betty Worthington; brother, John Siemers (Mary) and nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 2:00 - 8:00 pm Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel, 800 S. Hebron Ave., Evansville, IN 47714.

Funeral service will be at 11:30 am Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at the funeral home with Reverend John Branam officiating.

Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Johns UCC, 314 Market St., Evansville, IN 47708 or Vanderburgh Humane Society, 400 Milner Industrial Dr., Evansville, IN 47710.

Condolences may be made online at

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