6-7:00 P.M. Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
10-11:00 A.M. Thursday, October 25, 2012 at Faith Lutheran Church, West Fargo.
7:00 P.M. Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
11:00 A.M. Thursday, October 25, 2012 at Faith Lutheran Church, West Fargo.
Horace Cemetery, Horace N.D.
Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
Brian Craig Abraham, 67 of Horace, ND died on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at his home after a short bout with cancer.
Brian was born December 23, 1944 in Fargo to C.H. (Ube) and Lillian (Freed) Abraham. His childhood years were spent in Fargo, Bismarck, and Cut Bank, Montana. He graduated from Cut Bank High School in 1962. Brian returned to Fargo and attended IBM School. He worked as an IBM Operator for Dacotah Paper Company and Fairway Foods in Computer Processing. He was a member of Data Processing Management Association and served as President. In 1970 he started working for NDSU in Computer Processing and later worked in management in information technology services, retiring in 2004.
In 1964 he married Andrea Lindemann at Faith Lutheran church. They had four children and resided in West Fargo. They moved to Kindred in 1975. He was active in church and community; volunteer fireman, city council member and served as mayor of Kindred for 8 years. Brian was a creative and gifted man. He enjoyed working with wood. He was a carpenter and artist. He generously donated a lot of those talents to help others.
He enjoyed working in his yard and was a creative landscaper and gardener. In 1992, Brian and Andrea moved to Horace and rejoined Faith Lutheran Church. He was a member of the King’s Men at Faith Lutheran Church, West Fargo.
He really enjoyed being around children, animals and traveling to the mountains. He was a man of few words but when he spoke it was of meaning. In all the deeds of his life, he tried to live as he believed.
Brian leaves behind his wife Andrea of 48 years; daughter, Dawn (Kevin) Hovland, Grand Forks, ND; sons, Brant, Wichita, KS, Blair (Tanya), Horace, ND, Aaron, Post Falls, ID; grandchildren, Madison and Aaron Hovland, and Sophia and Olivia Abraham.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Gary and sister Dawn Kissler.
Donations can be made to the Humane Society of Fargo/Moorhead, 1201 28th Ave N., Fargo, N.D., and/or Faith Lutheran King’s Men, 127 2nd Ave E., West Fargo N.D.