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David (D.J.) James Brandt

09/20/1975 - 01/11/2020

David James Brandt (D.J.), 44 years old, of Mountain Iron, MN, passed away unexpectantly at his residence on Saturday, January 11, 2020. A service will be held at the Expectant Life Ministries, 8861 Main St., Mountain Iron, MN, on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 3:00 pm with visitation one-hour prior. Jennifer Tweit will officiate. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. To sign the online guest book or to send condolences, please visit www.rangefuneralhomes.com.

David is survived by his mother, Gloria Brandt; father and stepmother, David and Judy Brandt; sister, Theresa (Long) Brandt; step-brother, Jeff Peroceschi; daughter, Callie Semo; son, Aiden Powers; step-daughter, Jessica Semo; nephew, Steven Long; nieces, Beth Long, Laura Long, and Christina Gwash; and five great nieces.

David graduated from Mt. Iron, MN. Afterward working mechanics and detail painting on vehicles. His true love was the art of tattooing.

David (D.J.) was an inventive, artistic, loving, kind, and sensitive man. His sense of humor could make anyone laugh. He loved the outdoors, animals, motorcycles, and testing the limits. D.J. lived life to the fullest. David thought more of his family and friends than he did of himself. He proved that in his daily living. His family and friends are a testament of this D.J.’s love, kindness, and laughter will be missed forever.

18 thoughts on “David (D.J.) James Brandt”

  1. Joan Mogensen says:

    We love you DJ and always will, you will be missed every second of every day.

  2. Mom (Gloria) says:

    D.J., your mom loves you more than anything, forever your mom

  3. Gayle Padgett says:

    So sorry for tour loss.

  4. Char Ann Blight says:

    I was really sorry to hear of DJs passing .My thoughts are with you .

  5. Wendy Kober says:

    So sorry for your loss of Dj! My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time!

  6. Jason and Camille Brandt says:

    Though we didn’t spend a lot of time together growing up, we shared a grandma & grandpa and all the good things and memories that came from experiences with them and our other relatives. DJ, a part of our family is gone and we miss you but you will always be remembered.

  7. Jim and Sherry Kirsch says:

    Condolences for the Brandt family; we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  8. Ruth & Roger Meittunen says:

    David, we are so sorry for the loss of your son. Our hearts break for you. Please know that we care, and are thinking of you and praying for you.
    Ruth and Roger Meittunen

  9. Silvia says:

    Dear DJ. Glad I’ve got to know you and your wonderful family, especially your Dad Dave and Judy. May you rest in peace with Father in Heaven. May the family find hope and strength for God will not leave you during this difficult time. With lots of love from Indonesia.

  10. Tracy Brown Tammaro says:

    My condolences to the whole family! I always loved DJ, even when he would just want to hang out with us girls when he was young! I am so very sorry this has happened and you all are in my thoughts and prayers!

  11. Michael jacobson says:

    So sorry for your loss…lov to ya Dave and Judy and family

  12. Jean and Dan Jordan says:

    David and Judy, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Our sympathy to all of your family. May good memories fill your heart. We love you.

  13. Stacey says:

    Gloria & Terri my condolences to you and the rest of the family. DJ was always a wonderful and caring guy. I hope he has found peace and raises hell once again with Casey and Ry. Sending comfort xoxo

  14. Rhonda Tymenski says:

    Gloria, I am so sorry for your loss. No mom should ever have to bury her child. I didn’t know DJ real well just from the time he was at Michelle’s and I know she thought the world of him. They are together again and in a beautiful place even though it breaks our hearts. I’m so sorry.

  15. Janice kanik says:

    Dear Gloria and family.
    Sending you warm thoughts, and prayers during this sorrowful time. May your love and memories carry though the coming months. So very sad for your pain, wishing to ease it. Know that I am thinking of all of you.

  16. Dave Peterson says:

    I just found out, an HR before your funeral…RIP bro, your going to be missed by many…

  17. Rox says:

    It still seems so unreal that you are gone…
    You took a piece of me with when u had to go…
    Saying goodbye doesn’t feel right…

    I will think of you and miss you with each and every passing day…

    Until we meet again DJ… I love you forever and always with all of my ♡

  18. Sandy Wakefield says:

    David and Judy, so sorry about your son. Prayers to you and your family. They say God only gives you what you can handle, but you guys have had more than your share. You do have your faith, and may God be with you both. Sandy and Dave

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01/22/2020 at 3:00 pm
8861 Main St, Mountain Iron, MN 55768, USA

Visitation begins at 2:00 pm