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Brian M Stute

March 26, 1967 — July 11, 2021

Brian Michael Stute was born March 26, 1967, in Benkelman, Nebraska, to Arlene Kay (Pursley) and Larry Glenn Stute. Brian grew up in Benkelman, Nebraska, and graduated from Benkelman High School in 1985. After graduation, Brian was offered to come and play football at Pratt Community College. He completed his degree at Pratt Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Agriculture. Brian went on to further his Agricultural education by spending a semester at Chadron State College and a semester at Colby Community College. In 1990, Brian finally found “The One” to love him unconditionally and married Trina Kay Marlin on October 20, 1990. They married at the United Methodist Church in Benkelman, NE and the newlyweds settled North of Benkelman where they reside to this day.

During high school, Brian worked for Tom Maranville “haying” and farming. After college, Brian came home to Benkelman to work for PureGro/Simplot for many years and the Fries Harvesters for over 30 years. Brian was a registered Brand Inspector for the State of Nebraska. Brian was a rancher all of his life and managed the family ranch.

Brian loved his community and was an active member of the 4-H council, Jaycee-Men’s Club, Nebraska Brand Association, and the Benkelman Presbyterian Church. He was also the president of the Predator Control Association and managed in-season meetings that included members from Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and Colorado. Brian was an avid sportsman of horseshoe, cornhole, and the yummy 4-man scramble. Brian is known to have perfected the backwards drive.

Brian was always very shy and always business. “Yeah Right!” Brian was infamous for telling jokes, and scaring people. If he didn’t know you, well give him about 30 seconds. Brian especially loved spending time with family and friends. His wife Trina and two boys, Cole and Seth, were the most important people to him. His concern and love for them is why he worked the way he did. Brian never met a stranger and with that he was gifted with the heart for checking on friends, family, and those that he didn’t know but heard needed help.

Brian passed away Sunday, July11, 2021, at the Chase County Hospital, Imperial, He was 54 years of age.

Brian was preceded in death by his father Larry Stute and his father-in-law Harlan Marlin.

Survivors Include:
Mother: Arlene of Benkelman, NE.
Wife: Trina of Benkelman, NE.
Mother-In- Law: Sandy Marlin of Benkelman, NE.
Sons: Cole Stute of Benkelman, NE.
Seth Stute and fiancée Danielle Eichenberger, of Arapahoe, NE.
Grandchildren: Asher (grandpup).
Brother: Kurt Stute and wife Michell of Oklahoma City, OK.
Sister-in-law: Teresa Damrow and husband Rodney of Max, NE.
Brother-in-law: Toby Marlin and wife Miranda of Benkelman, NE.
Nieces and nephews: Haeley, Logan, Lynsi, Job, Braylee and Steel Stute; Kayla and Matt Kling, Leslie and Kyle Steffen; and Major and Slade Marlin.
Many much loved extended family members and dear friends that are equally family.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday morning, July 20, 2021, 11:00 A.M. (MT) at the United Methodist Church of Benkelman, with Pastor Laura Cherry and Rev. Tim Swenson officiating.

A memorial has been suggested to the Stute family for a future designation.

On line condolences maybe left at Liewer Funeral Home.Com

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