Brian J. Lestrud, age 47, of Hayward, Minnesota, passed away peacefully in his sleep Friday, January 10, 2020 at his home. Brian was born September 14, 1972, in Waseca, Minnesota, to Harvey and Linda Lestrud. Brian was a long-time resident of Southern Minnesota. He was an expert commercial roofer that worked for Merit, Allweather and for the last 9 years, Weitzel Roofing. Brian’s passion was fishing, his motorcycle, his lawnmower and loved spending time with his mother, Linda and dog, Bear.
Survivors include his mother, Linda Lestrud of Austin; siblings, Cindy (Bobby) Kilby of Austin; Justin (Michelle) Lestrud of Albert Lea; Don (Bobbe) Lestrud of Kansas City; Kim Erickson of Northwood, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his father, Harvey Lestrud; one brother, Michael Lestrud; grandparents, Harvey and Clara Lestrud, Shirley Montgomery; cousin, Jason Luoma; and nephew, Steven Nielsen.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, January 17, 2020 at Worlein Funeral Home Chapel in Austin. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Geneva Cemetery in Geneva at a later date. Memorials are preferred to the family. Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.