Jillaine Mary Maes, 70 of Star Valley Ranch, WY passed away June 30, 2021 at home.
Jillaine was born in Green Bay, WI to William M. & Jeanette G. Maes on February 26, 1951.
She married James "Philip" Brand at the Justice of the Peace in Wellborn, TX on February 18, 1991.
She received a Bachelor's Degree in Microbiology at The College of New Jersey and a Master's Degree in Public Administration at Texas A&M University.
She worked for Texas A&M University for 32 years, and retired as Assistant Department Head of Biology in the College of Science at Texas A&M.
Jillaine was an active volunteer at the following civic organizations:
- BVCASA Suicide Hotline in Bryan, TX
- Seamstress with the NICU Helping Hands Angel Gown Program in Houston, TX
- Aggieland Humane Society in Bryan, TX
- Lucky's Place Animal Shelter in Thayne, WY
- Board of Directors at Thayne Community Food Bank, WY.
She is survived by her Husband Phil Brand, Daughter: Kari Stiller, Sisters: Shirley Kohl, Jackie Stiltjes, Joy Maes and Joni Eberle.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Stephanie and Mike Wardle's home on July 18th, 2021 from 3-6 p.m. at 973 Vista West, Star Valley Ranch, WY (307)248-2728.
In lieu of flowers please donate to one of her beloved civic organizations listed above or its local equivalent.
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