NORMAL — William Robert Brandt of Normal celebrated his 90th birthday Saturday (Jan. 3).
He was born Jan. 3, 1925, in Atlanta. His wife is Darlene Brandt.
His siblings are Donna Maurer and John Brandt, both of Bloomington. His children are the late Susan Brandt; Julie Brandt, Fayetteville, Ark.; Peter Brandt, Bloomington; and Eric Brandt, Redwood City, Calif. He has four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was a lawyer. His hobbies include tennis, reading, flying and pie baking. He served as president of the McLean County Bar Association, served on the Illinois Supreme Court Committee for Jury Instructions, Bloomington School District 87 board, board of trustees of Illinois Wesleyan University and Victory Hall boys' home, was an adjunct professor at University of Illinois College of Law and first president of Holiday Swim Club and organized the Bloomington-Normal Airport Authority.