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Brandon Bohling

April 18, 1975 ~ November 18, 2021 (age 46)


Brandon W. Bohling, age 46, of Watertown, SD, passed away on Thursday, November 18, 2021, at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD, from complications of pneumonia. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer in Watertown, SD.  Pastor Dave Nerdig will officiate.  Music will be provided by A.J. Sherrill as organist with the congregation singing. Masks are optional.  The service will be Live-Streamed and Facebook Live via our website.  Memorials may be directed to the Watertown Amateur Hockey Association.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m., Monday, November 22, 2021, with a 7:00 p.m. Prayer Service at Crawford-Osthus Funeral Chapel in Watertown. 

Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Aberdeen, SD. Honorary pallbearers will be the “Bohlsen kids”: Brayson Bohling, Kaleb Bohling, Morgan Olsen, and Lauren Olsen.  Active pallbearers will be Jason Reihe, Phil Schwartz, Richard Rentch, Joe Waldner, Jonas Waldner, Mike Haight, Jason Kasuske, and Matt Redlin.

Brandon was born on April 18, 1975, in Aberdeen, SD, to Jerrold and Vina (Ruff) Bohling.  Brandon graduated from Aberdeen Central High School, and continued his education at LATC in Watertown, SD.  Brandon was a passionate and successful business owner, and strived with every ounce of his being to become the best.  He was so proud of his work.

Brandon was a devoted and loving father, son, brother, uncle, and fiancé.  His energy was infectious, and he will be remembered for his unforgettable strong work ethic, motivation, drive for success, perfectionism, unmatched energy, his green eyes, competitiveness, amazing smile, and killer side burns.

Brandon thought the world of his boys, Brayson and Kaleb.  He did everything in his power and took care of them.  He recently committed to take on two more girls, Morgan and Lauren.  He had just proposed to the love of his life, Mallory.  They had big plans for a lifetime of memories and adventures.

His love for his niece and nephews, Morgan, Ethan and Jordan was unbeaten.  He loved working side by side with his brother every day.  They were thick as thieves and could accomplish anything they set their minds to.  Brandon loved his one and only little sister and bugged her like no one else could.  He loved his Mom and Dad and showed it throughout the years.  He definitely got his work ethic from his Father and his compassion from his Mother.

He is survived by his children, Brayson and Kaleb; parents, Jerry and Vina; brother, Aaron (Kristen), sister, Karen (Justin); his niece and nephews: Morgan, Jordan, and Ethan; fiancé, Mallory Olsen (Morgan and Lauren); his grandma, Beverly Shaw, and special friend/ex-wife Casey Bren.

He was preceded in death by by his paternal Grandfather, and maternal Grandfather and Grandmother.

A special thank you to the many friends and family that touched Brandon’s heart.  Especially Casey Bren, Jason Reihe, Mike Haight, and Phil Schwartz.  The family requests casual dress or B&B hoodies.


Arrangements by Crawford-Osthus Funeral Chapel

Watertown, Hayti, De Smet, Bryant



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November 22, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Crawford - Osthus Funeral Chapel (Watertown)

Funeral Service
November 23, 2021

10:30 AM
Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer (Watertown)

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