Kandi Hovey, 28

Kandi Dee Hovey, 28, of rural Wabash, died at 9:44 pm, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 in North Manchester.  She was born June 14, 1987 in Wabash, to Steven and Jill (Schlemmer) Brandt.

Kandi attended Wabash High School, graduated from Southwood High School in 2006, and attended Ivy Tech in Wabash.  She was a waitress at the Wabash Pizza Hut. 

Kandi was a member of the Wabash Chapel Church of God, and enjoyed volleyball, basketball, softball, and loved and enjoyed her kids. She also enjoyed cooking and loved God and her church family. 

She is survived by her husband, Taylor  Hovey, mother and step-dad, Jill (Randy Wendt) Brandt, and two children, Quinten Steven Brandt and Kyria Dee Hovey, step-son Korbin Hovey, all of Wabash; brother, Kelsey (Christa Murray) Wendt of Urbana; grandparents, Marvin & Becky Schlemmer of Wabash; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father, Steven Brandt.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, at the Wabash Chapel Church of God, 1463 Middle Street, Wabash, with the Rev. Ralph Johnson and Michael Moore officiating.  Friends may call 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, at the church.

Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash.

Preferred memorial is Wabash Chapel Church of God.

The memorial guest book for Kandi may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Feb 25