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Barbara S. Dandrea

Barbara S. Dandrea, age 75, resident of Brainerd, died Sunday, July 29, 2012, at her home. Barbara was born in Virginia, Minn., on Feb. 24, 1937, to William and Josephine (Fischer) Engel. She had been employed as a first grade teacher in the Brainerd Public Schools for 30 years.

Surviving are her sister-in-law, Nancy Engel, of Virginia, Minn.; five nieces, Deborah (Gary) Moon, of Camby, Ore., Jayne (John) Egan, of Fairfax, Va., Renee (Bryan) Meyers, of Duluth, Minn., Darlene (John) Hadrava, of Eveleth, Minn., Dawn (Tim) Stellmach, of Virginia, Minn.; numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and son, Bruce Engel.

Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at Nelson-Doran Funeral Home in Brainerd.

Nelson-Doran Funeral Home & Crematory, Brainerd.