Obituary Torry Burandt, 25 (Lester Prairie Journal?)

Funeral services were Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998 for Torry E. Burandt, 25, of South Haven formerly of Lester Prairie.  He died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 1998 in a truck accident in Menomonie, Wisc.

He was born May 2, 1973 at Waconia, Minn., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin M. Bruandt, (Anna L. Hartley).  He was baptized May 2, 1973 at Ridgeview Medical Center, Waconia and confirmed April 12, 1987 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie.

He graduated from Lester Prairie High School in 1991. He served 3 years in the Army, was currently in the Army National Guard.  He was employed at AmeriServe as a truck driver which was his lifetime dream.  His main hobby was making more friends and being with family.  He also collected beer steins and mirrors.

He was preceded in death by brother James, grandparents Edwin and Ella Burandt, Benjamin Hartley, sponsor Joe Hartley, uncles Clifford Kahler, Harold Wheeler, Alvie Hartley.

He is survived by parents Anna and Melvin Burandt of South Haven, brother and sister-in-law Timothy and Heidi Burandt of Jacksonville, Florida, sister and brother-in-law Jennifer and Lonnie Lofstedt of Rockford, nieces and nephews Katie, Matthew, Morgan, Kelsey and Trevor, maternal grandmother Sarah Hartley of Maxwell, Iowa, aunts and uncles Pearl and Irvin Menden of Shakopee, Alvin and Flora Burandt of Young America, Marjorie and Lester Lenz of Watertown, Sylvia and Ray Dummer of Mayer, Dennis and Margaret Burandt of Young America, Darlene and Harvey Tesch of Shakopee, Larry and Joyce Burandt of Lester Prairie, Diane and Bruce Kyes of Bismark, N.J., Karen and Marcel Gueningsman of Shakopee, Florence Wheeler of Cambridge, Alice Kahler of Cambridge, Ben and Joann Hartley of Ankeny, Iowa, Pat Taylor of Maxwell, Iowa, Linda and Denny Eden of Solon, Iowa, Wavena Hartley of Nevada, Iowa, Sponsors Sylvia Dummer and Ivan Burandt, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services Satruday, Aug. 15 from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie, the Rev. Grant T. Bode officiating.  Interment at St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery, Lester Prairie.

Casketbearers: Company E. First Battalion, 194th Infantry.

Arrangements by Johnson Funeral Home of Waconia.

Download Funeral Programs in PDF


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