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Brian J. Bielema

Brian J. Bielema

Brian Joseph "BJ" Bielema, age 40, of Brainerd, died on June 7, 2019 at his home.

BJ was born on June 10, 1978 to Alan and Kristen (Vongroven) Bielema in Decatur, Illinois. He graduated with the class of 1996. BJ enjoyed fishing, frisbee golf, reading, and surfing the web for memes to share with his friends and family. He was also an avid MMA and football fan, having been involved in several Fantasy Football leagues.

BJ is survived by his father, Alan; his sister, Abbey (Josh) Tauring; and aunts and uncles.

He is preceded in death by his mother Kristen in 2017, and his grandparents.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Burial will be at Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Winona. Arrangements are with Nelson-Doran Funeral Home.