AURORA -- Brandy Dettman, 30, died Wednesday (Aug. 17, 2005) at her home in Aurora.
She was born Sept. 16, 1974, to Larry and Mary (Bright) Dettman in Aurora. She graduated from Aurora High School.
She was a member of the ARC of Hamilton and Merrick County and the Special Olympic Team. She volunteered at Memorial Community Care and the Edgerton Explorit Center and was a published poet.
She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Marie Bright; grandfather, Lyle Dettman; and uncle, Dave Kliewer.
Survivors include her parents, Larry and Mary Dettman of McCook; sister, Michelle Colburn of Aurora; grandfather, Archie Bright of Grand Island; grandmother, Marcella Burch of Central City; two nieces; one nephew; two cousins; several aunts and uncles; and many other family and friends.
Services were today at the Aurora Cemetery. The Rev. Jim Garfield officiated. Condolences may be left at www.higbymortuary.com.
Higby-McQuiston Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.