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Brian Henning

June 20, 1974 — March 3, 2023

Brian Henning died unexpectedly on March 3, 2023 in Woodbury, MN at the age of 48.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Carol. Brian will be deeply missed by his beloved wife, Melissa; father, Steven and step-mother, Joyce; sister, Amy (Nathan) Fritz; and many other dear family and friends.

Brian was born on June 20,1974, in Cambridge, Nebraska to Steven and Carol Henning. He graduated from Crown College in 1996 with a degree in Business Administration. He married Melissa Howard in 2010. Brian worked for Thomson Reuters for many years.

Even though Brian was passionate about all-things Minnesota sports, he fell in love with and married Melissa Howard, an avid Green Bay Packer fan. Only a great love can overcome that rivalry. Among the many things that he enjoyed were hoping the Vikings would someday not break his heart, fantasy football, playing card games with his friends and family, and spoiling his nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be held on Saturday, March 11 at Hope Community Church (8300 Hyde Avenue S, Cottage Grove, MN) at 11:00am, with visitation beginning at 10:00am. Lunch will be provided in the fellowship hall immediately after the service.

All are welcome to attend and celebrate Brian's life. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to The Humane Society or Hope Community Church.

LIVESTREAM INFORMATION:  For those who would like to participate in Brian's service via livestream, you can watch the service on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at 11:00 AM (CT).  It can be viewed by scrolling to the bottom of this page, and "CLICK PLAY" to begin.  Please leave a message of support on our Tribute Wall to let the family know you were able to watch the service.  If you are having troubles with the Livestream, the service will be available to watch later in the day.

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