Bardena Brandt, 92, of Agar died Jan. 1, 2021 at Avera Oahe Manor, Gettysburg.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Jan. 8 at the United Methodist Church, Agar with Pastor David Otten presiding. Burial will follow in the Onida Cemetery. Visitation will be one-hour prior to the service.
Bardena Vader was born Oct. 9, 1928 to Raymond and Hazel (Shear) Vader. She graduated from Agar High Schooland received her teaching certificate from Aberdeen Normal Teachers College.
On Sept. 10, 1948 in California, she married Vernon Brandt. They made their home in Agar. She taught at country school and Onida Elementary.
She is survived by her children: Janice Badger of Aberdeen and Paul Brandt of Agar; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, children Daniel Brandt and an infant son; and siblings Cora Belle Blaine, Bob Vader, Dorothea Rivenes, and Dave Vader.
Luce Funeral Home of Gettysburg is in chage of arrangements.