Bret A. Strange


Bret A. Strange, age 56, of Deerwood, died on June 17, 2019 at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby, MN. Bret was born on April 2, 1963 to Tom and Darlene (Boileau) Strange in Brainerd, MN. Bret spent the majority of his life in the Brainerd Lakes Area, MN. He enjoyed fishing, cards, and spending time with his family. He spent a lot of his time bringing joy to others. He was an avid outdoorsman and an active member of the AA community. Bret is survived by his sons, Taylor (Haley), and Brandon (Payden); parents, Tom and Darlene; brothers Tod (LaDonna) and Randy (Honi). He is preceded in death by his grandparents. Services were held on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Heritage Church in Baxter, MN. Arrangements are with Nelson-Doran Funeral Home. Memorial checks can be sent to Central Lakes College Foundation, 501 West College Drive, Brainerd, MN 56401 in the memo line please write: Strange Memorial - Joe Plut Scholarship.