Rolland John Brady, age 90 of Austin, Minnesota, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at St. Mark’s Living of Austin. Rolland was born in Garfield, Minnesota on January 5, 1929, to Frank and Hulda (Scheel) Brady. He attended Austin Public Schools. On October 8, 1949, Rolland was united in marriage to Maxine Huffman in Austin, Minnesota. Together the couple had four daughters, Linda, Marlene, Barbara, and Brenda. Rolland was a truck driver for Ulland Bros. for 15 years, retiring in 1991. He enjoyed fishing at Cedar Lake in Faribault, going south in the winter, and working in the shop at his son-in-law’s. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
Survivors include his wife, Maxine Brady of Austin, Minnesota; daughters, Linda (Webb) Davis of Austin, Minnesota, Marlene (Robert) Kirsch of Albert Lea, Minnesota, Barbara (Allen) McAlister of Austin, Minnesota, Brenda (Mark) Nilsson of Owatonna, Minnesota; six grandchildren, Sarah Kitzmann, Joe Davis, Hope McAlister, Emily McAlister, Lindsey Wylde, Jesus Jauregui; eight great grandchildren; sister, Bonnie Brady of Austin, Minnesota; brothers-in-law, Ronald Huffman of Austin, Minnesota, Kenneth Guckeen of Austin, Minnesota; sisters-in-law, Wanita Pfeifer of Austin, Minnesota, Marilyn Huffman of Austin, Minnesota. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Hulda Brady; and two sisters, Shirley Guckeen and Lorraine Krob.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at St. John’s Lutheran Church with Pastor James Groleau officiating. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery, Austin, Minnesota, at a later date. Memorials can be directed to St. John’s Lutheran Church in Austin. Services are prearranged and performed by Worlein Funeral Home of Austin.