Brian Lee Jurek


Brian Lee Jurek died May 12, 2022 at his home in Proctor, MN after a 11 month battle with cancer. Brian was born August 24, 1970 in St. Paul, MN to James and Janice. He graduated from Denfeld High School and Lake Superior College. He was a Senior Engineering Technican with Barr Engineering. Brian enjoyed playing guitar, gaming on his computer, camping, and spending time with his friends and family. Brian is survived by his wife of 23 years Mary, Mother Janice (Bob) Vadnais, Sister Brenda (Mark) Lund, her children Becky, Dan, and Arnie. Sister Sue (Curt) Olson, their children Riggs and Raegen. Brother James (Bridgett), his children Ciara and Jimmy. Sister Stephanie (Glenn) Nordquist and their sons Brodie, Jarek, and Luke as well as numerous extended family and friends. Preceded in death by his father, James Jurek. The family would like to thank Dr. Wiseman and his oncology staff at Essentia.

A funeral service will be held Thursday May 19, 2022 at 3:00 pm with visitation one hour prior at First Memorial Funeral Center, 4100 Grand Avenue, Duluth.

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