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Brian Strand, 78

Brian E. Strand, age 78, of Tucson, Arizona, beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, left this world on February 14, 2014.

He was born March 14, 1935 to Hugo and Alice Strand from Evansville, MN.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Reynold.

Brian served in the U.S. Air Force from 1955 to 1958, during the Korean War, and was a proud veteran. He retired from TEP after 25 years.

He is survived by two brothers, Rodney and Vernon; and by four children, Denny, Todd, Tamera and Mark; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Interment will be held Friday, March 14 at 11 a.m. at Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1300 Buffalo Soldier Trail, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Brian's home in Tucson immediately following the interment.

Arrangements are with Abbey Funeral Chapel in Tucson, Arizona.

"We will carry you in our hearts forever."