Ryan Joseph Besse

Sept. 17, 1976-June 7, 2013

GARVIN – Services for Ryan Joseph Besse, 36, of Garvin will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Grace First Parish in Russell. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today at Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall with a Prayer Service at 6 p.m. Visitation will continue at the church one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday. Burial will follow in the Russell City Cemetery.

Ryan Joseph Besse passed away at his home on Friday, June 7, 2013, surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with lymphoma cancer.

Ryan Joseph was born on Sept. 14, 1976, in Marshall, to Marlin and Cathy (Stanton) Besse. He was baptized at Holy Redeemer Church. Ryan and his family resided in Russell, Marshall and Garvin. He attended school in Tracy, graduating from Tracy High School in 1995.

Ryan began working for the family business, Besse Construction, Inc. when he was just 12 years old. He continued to work there throughout his life and eventually became part owner.

Ryan lived life to the fullest and participated in many outdoor activities. He loved riding his Harley Motorcycle, fishing and hunting, grilling and relaxing by a bonfire. Ryan also enjoyed spending time with family and many friends, shooting pool, playing cards, spending time with his pets and watching the Minnesota Vikings.

Ryan is survived by his parents, Marlin and Cathy of Garvin; sisters, Wendy (Pat) Goltz of Sartell, Dawn (Mark) Kunkel of Balaton; nephew and niece, Parker and Jordan Kunkel; maternal grandmother, June Stanton of Russell; his cat, Captain and his dog, Morgan.

Ryan was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, George and Regina Besse; maternal grandfather, Robert Stanton; uncles, Melvin Besse and Bill Williams; cousins, Jennifer Stanton and Christopher Stanton.

Blessed Be The Memory Of Ryan Joseph Besse.