Taylor John Bruggeman, 24 of St. Ansgar, IA, died on Sunday, April 22, 2018. A funeral washeld at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Toeterville, with Rev. Lance Kittleson officiating. Visitation was held on Friday, April 27, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. also at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Toeterville. Burial will take place at St. Peter Cemetery.
Taylor was born on August 26, 1993 in Austin, MN to Timothy and Kathleen Bruggeman. He was baptized at Visitation Catholic Church in Stacyville. He was confirmed at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Toeterville. He attended St. Ansgar Elementary and High School graduating in 2012. He attended Minnesota West Community and Technical College, graduating in 2014.
He worked at Heartland Power Coop in Thompson for 3 ½ years then transferred to St. Ansgar Heartland Power office in November 2017.
He loved spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed making everyone he met smile and feel loved. His favorite activities were hanging around the people he loved, fishing, camping and snowmobiling. Loved his dog, Rocky.
He had a kind gentle heart and a smile that would light up the room. He would do anything for anyone whether he knew you or not. He will be truly missed by everyone.
He is survived by: his parents, Timothy and Kathleen (Hemann) Bruggeman of St. Ansgar; sister, Breanna of St. Ansgar; grandparents, Eldon and Anita Bruggeman of St. Ansgar, Irene Hemann of Stacyville; aunts and uncles, Kris (Mark) Gilgenbach of Rochester, MN, Viv (Bart Jr) McDonough of Kellogg, MN, Steve Hemann of Melrose, IA, Harvey (Diane) Hemann of Stacyville, IA, Sue (Jack) VanLaere of Rockford, IA, Norbert (Marybeth) Hemann of Stacyville, IA Leonard (Carol) Hemann of Linden, IA, Galen (Audrey) Hemann of Rose Creek, MN, Colette (Steve) Koebrick of Charles City, IA, Maureen (Duane) Wegner of Rochester, MN Nicholas Hemann of Kasson, MN, Yvonne Braun of Kasson, MN, Andrew (Patty) Hemann of Stacyville, IA, Delores (Kevin) Koster of St. Ansgar, IA; and many cousins.
Taylor is preceded in death by a grandfather Herbert Hemann and uncles Adrian Hemann and Todd Braun.
Schroeder & Sites Funeral Home, St. Ansgar, 641-713-4920, www.schroederandsites.com