Bryan Benjaminson, 48Bryan Keith Benjaminson, 48, died peacefully on Monday, December 10, 2012 at St. Cloud Hospital.
Bryan Keith Benjaminson, 48, died peacefully on Monday, December 10, 2012 at St. Cloud Hospital.
Bryan was born April 1, 1964 at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale to Elmer and Rosella (Kluver) Benjaminson. He was baptized at Concordia Lutheran Church in Minneapolis and confirmed on April 30, 1978 at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in rural Loretto.
Bryan attended elementary school at Salem Lutheran School and graduated from Buffalo High School in 1982. He graduated from Anoka Technical College in building equipment maintenance. Following his marriage, Bryan graduated from Alexandria Technical College for truck driving.
On August 27, 1994 he married Sandra Diblee at St. Peters Lutheran Church in Monticello. To this union, the couple was blessed with two daughters, Serena and Brianna. The couple lived in various communities, including Alexandria, Monticello, St. Cloud and Freeport, where Bryan worked as a truck driver.
Bryan enjoyed hunting deer, fishing, cruising and classic cars. Most importantly, he loved being with family and spending time with his daughters.
He is survived by his daughters, Serena and Brianna of Albany; parents, Elmer and Rosella Benjaminson of Garfield; brother, Donny Benjaminson of Plymouth; sisters, Deb (Scott) Wright of Albertville and Janet Lien of Big Lake; niece, Amanda; nephews, Derek and Daniel; three great-nieces; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Bryan was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Henry and Talena Kluver of Alexandria and paternal grandparents, Bertin and Anna Benjaminson of Starbuck; many aunts, uncles and cousins.
A memorial service was held Friday, December 14 at Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria with the Rev. Michael Neumann officiating. Inurnment was held at Hudson Cemetery in Hudson Township.
Arrangements are with Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria; www.andersonfuneral.net.
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