Brian Stredde

Brian Scott Stredde, 51, died at his home near Corsica, SD on January 26, 2010. Funeral service will be Saturday, January 30, 2010 at St. Johnís Lutheran Church (Hillside Church) near Dimock, SD with burial to follow in Blooming Valley Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, January 29, 2010 from 5 - 8 at Koehn Bros. Funeral Home in Armour with a prayer service at 7:30 PM.

Brian Scott Stredde was born on September 6th 1958 to Fred and DeOn (Ruff) Stredde at St. Benedicts Hospital in Parkston, SD. Brian was baptized and confirmed at Blooming Valley Church. He attended Rural School Garfield 24 until 6th grade before transferring to Corsica Public School where he graduated high school in May of 1976. Growing up on the family farm north east of Corsica, Brian was active in 4H and playing little league baseball and working on the farm. In high school Brian was active in the drama club where he participated in many plays. Through high school and until his death, Brian worked for the local sale barn, Cenex, worked construction and farmed. He spent several years playing league softball and participating in local pool and bowling leagues. As a lifelong sports fan, Brian enjoyed many trips to Minneapolis and Lincoln to watch Vikings, Twins, and Huskers games with his brothers and friends as well as spending time with them in the field hunting pheasants in the fall. Most recently he helped maintain the cemetery at Blooming Valley, working with neighbors doing custom harvesting and for hobbies researching his familyís genealogy and spending time with his nephews.

He is survived by his mother DeOn of Tabor, SD, brothers Forrest of Tabor, SD, Brett (Lucy) of Yankton and Shane of Sioux Falls. He was also survived by his two nephews Reilly and Oliver of Yankton.

Brian was preceded in death by his father Fred.