Brian Priebnow, 66Brian Dean Priebnow, 66, Alexandria, died Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Douglas County Hospital.
Brian Dean Priebnow, 66, Alexandria, died Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Douglas County Hospital.
Brian was born April 17, 1946, the son of Harvey and Florence (Weinrich) Priebnow. He was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls. Brian graduated from Fergus Falls High School in 1964 and was employed as a printer at Estenson Printing in Alexandria since 1972.
Brian served in the United States Army, was a past member of the Alexandria Jaycees, a past member and past president of the Alexandria Kiwanis Club. Brian was an active member of Alcoholics Anonymous and very proud of his 28 years of sobriety.
Brian is survived by four children, daughter Raeann (Mark) Brosh of Alexandria, son Justin (Blue) Priebnow of Alexandria, daughter Misty (Matt) Grant of Brownsburg, IN, and daughter Mandy Bernard of Dalton. Also surviving are his siblings, Richard Priebnow of Odebolt, IA, Dennis (Marie) Priebnow of Underwood, Linda (Ken) Kloubec of Alexandria, Bruce (Jeanette) Priebnow of Fergus Falls, Sharon Priebnow of Fergus Falls, Peggy (Neil) Peterson of Larimore, ND; nine grandchildren, Kylie, Alexis, Kobe, Bristol, Montana, Madison, Myles, Maddox and Marni; as well as many nieces nephews. Brian is also survived by his special friends, Marcia Weisel and Dory Rusk of Alexandria.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services were held Thursday, December 6 at First Presbyterian Church in Osakis with the Rev. Tim Sutton officiating. Music was provided by Ellen Bangtson and Myron Larson.
Interment was at Trinity Faith Cemetery in Fergus Falls with Scott Johnson, Ken Koep, Adam Priebnow, David Priebnow, Julie Scott, James Priebnow, Christian Estenson, Kevin Peterson, Keith Peterson and Kyle Peterson serving as pallbearers.
American Legion Post #87, VFW Post #936, and the Minnesota National Guard accorded military honors.
Arrangements are with Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria; www.andersonfuneral.net.
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