Dylan James Brenner age 31 lost his battle with life and joined his brothers in Valhalla on Oct 7, 2017. Dylan was born Dec 12, 1985 to Steve and Kathy (Olson) Brenner, he graduated from Burnsville High School in 2004 and immediately followed his dreams and became an Army Infantry Solider. He proudly served 3 combat tours in Iraq. On Nov. 15, 2008 he was joined in marriage to the love of his life, Dawn and became a step father to Haley. He became a proud dad to Arianna in 2009 and again in 2012 to his son Tyler. Dylan was honorably discharged from the Army in Feb. 2013. He loved his time as a Dad; video gaming with Ari, nerf wars with Tyler, camping, and any time spent teaching his children. He loved his family and friends, enjoyed video gaming, the MN Vikings, and anything Deadpool.
Dylan is survived by his wife Dawn, daughter Arianna (8), son Tyler (5), and step-daughter Haley (14); parents Steve and Kathy Brenner; Siblings, Ryan, Brittney and Kelly Reyer (Ben) niece Lucy, nephew Bennett; Grandmother Patricia Olson, His brothers in arms, many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, and Friends.
Dylan is preceded in death by his Aunt Connie (Olson), grandparents Howard and Patricia Brenner and Fred Olson; and far too many brothers in Arms
Funeral services are Friday, October 13, at 0930 (9:30am) at the O’Halloran & Murphy Chapel, 575 S. Snelling Ave. St Paul, MN. Visitation is Thursday from 1600-2000 (4-8pm) & again from 0830-0930 (8:30-9:30am) Friday at O’Halloran & Murphy. Interment with honors is at Fort Snelling National Cemetery at 1100 (11am).
Thank you to all for your thoughts, prayers, and especially the stories. To all who have or are still serving we thank you for your service and ask you to turn to those who love you, never lose faith, and never give up.
Friday, October 13, 2017
O'Halloran & Murphy Funeral Home
575 South Snelling Avenue
St. Paul, Minnesota 55116