Mary Katherine Brandon, 82, 227 Maple St., Sidney, Ohio died on Sunday, August 10, 2003 at 4:30 AM at her daughter's residence at 818 N. Main Ave., Sidney, Ohio. She was born July 14, 1921 in Shelby County the daughter of Daniel Cameron and Emma Elmira (Emert) Chalmers. She was married on September 18, 1940 to Oscar Brandon and he died in 1984. Surviving are seven children, Emma Jean Black of Sidney; Karen Brandon of Sidney; Barbara Brandon of Sidney; Harold Brandon and his wife April of Sidney; Jerry Brandon and his wife Anita of South Bend, Indiana; Mrs. Gene (Diana) Copeland of Sidney; and Mrs. Jerry (Jane) Brandon Pogue of Sidney; two foster children, David Mong and wife Sherri of Troy, Ohio; and Mrs. Chad (Jennifer) Nolan of Sidney, Ohio; four grandchildren; eighteen step-grandchildren; thirty two step great-grandchildren; three great grandchildren; ten step great great grandchildren and five foster grandsons. Also surviving are one brother, Robert Chalmers of Bradford, Ohio; and one sister, Mrs. Ray (Norma Jean) Lampert of Marshfield, Missouri. Five brothers are deceased, George Chalmers, James Chalmers, Donald Chalmers, Harold Chalmers, Dale Chalmers and one sister, Dorothy Richards. She was a 1940 graduate of Houston High School, Houston, Ohio. She was a homemaker. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 13, 2003 at 10:00 AM at Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home with Rev. David Moran. Burial will be at Houston Cemetery, Houston, Ohio. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday, August 12, 2003 from 5-8 PM. The family requests no roses or perfume because of allergies in the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Wilson Hospice, 915 W. Michigan St., Sidney, Ohio 45365. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home.