Published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 10, 2017
Brian M. Rousu of Pine City passed away June 7, 2017, at his home, peacefully, at the age of 58.
Brian was born July 14, 1958, in Wadena, Minnesota to Rudy and Elvie Rousu.
He was raised on a farm in New York Mills, Minnesota, later moved and attended school through 11th grade at Spring Lake Park High School where he met his wife Karen. They were married on June 29, 1979.
They moved to Long Prairie, Minnesota where he worked at Lance Lenses Optical. They had two children, Derek and Kristen, and then made their home in Pine City.
Brian was preceded in death by his father, father- and mother-in-law, sister and brother-in-law.
He is survived by his wife Karen, his two children, mother, many siblings and in-laws, as well as nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
A memorial service will be held at True Vine Lutheran Church, 130 Park St., Mora, MN 55051 on Saturday, Aug. 12 at 11 a.m.