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Andreas Brunner

May 5, 2009-May 14, 2009

Andreas John Brunner, precious infant son of Ryan Brunner and Rochelle Nelson of Detroit Lakes, passed away peacefully in the arms of his family on Thursday, May 14, 2009 at Children's Hospital in Minneapolis.

Andreas was born May 5, 2009 at 2:38 p.m. in Minneapolis, and died a few short days thereafter.

Surviving Andreas are his parents, Ryan Brunner and Rochelle Nelson of Detroit Lakes, and his identical twin brother, Josiah Anthony Brunner; his maternal grandparents, Paul (Janine) Nelson of Park Rapids and Lois Nelson of Detroit Lakes; his paternal grandparents, Marilyn (Richard) Soden of Salina, Kan.; maternal great grandparents, Art (Hazel) Skoog of Menahga, Lorenz (Doris) Nelson of Blackduck, and Jane Nelson of Litchfield, Minn.; paternal great grandparents, Tom (Rose) Brunner of Mahnomen and Marie Straub of Lengby, Minn.; as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Preceding him in death was his grandfather, Anthony Brunner.

Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 19 at the Runeberg Apostolic Lutheran Church in Menahga, with the Rev. Art Skoog officiating. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of services at the church.

Casket bearers will be Jeremy Boll, Grant Karvonen, Todd Doll, Jonathan Nauber, Andrew Theiss and Chad Mathison. A luncheon will be hosted at the church following the service for all to attend. Interment will be made in the Menahga City Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are being provided by the Cardini-Pearson Funeral home, serving Menahga & Sebeka, Minn. To leave online condolences, please visit the Web site,