Brice Willison

brice willison

Brice passed away peacefully on August 1, 2022, at his home, near Cummings, North Dakota.

Brice was born on July 10, 1995, in Fargo, North Dakota. He grew up in Hillsboro, North Dakota where he graduated from High School in 2013. After his graduation, Brice work various jobs – Jennen Farms, MayPort CO-OP, Dalrymple Farms, Estvold Oil, and most currently at D.L. Barkie Construction in Fargo.

Brice enjoyed many things – he loved wrestling, teaching his children countless wrestling techniques and had an endless joy for playing pool. He loved the game and learning along the way. He also enjoyed shark fishing on his vacations in Georgia and spending time at Devils Lakes, fishing and camping, and participating in Vinnies Mud Run. Brice was always on the hunt to find more John Deere Tractors to add to his collection.

Brice is survived by his girlfriend, Rochelle Grenz; his children – Jayden (10), Teagan (9), Oakley (3), and Myles (2); his mother, Jennifer (Gene) Willison and his father, Jeremy (Heather) Rennells. Also surviving are his grandmother, Barb Willison; his grandparents, Larry (Stephanie) Crouch and Jeffery (Bonnie) Rennells; his brothers – Preston (Brittanie) Wilkie, Xavier (Natally) Rennells, Alex Sowell, and William Jordan; his sisters – McKenzie Wilkie, Bria Rennells, and Sierra Oliver; his aunts – April Hook, Crystal Crouch, and Jennifer Escher; his uncles – Andy Willison and Jon Willison; his cousins – Issac and William Hammock and Landon Willison; his nieces – Brooklyn and Emberlei; and his nephew, Bentely Reed.

Brice was preceded in death by his grandfather, Brad Willison; his great-grandparents, Warren and Bev Hamre and Clint and Eleanor Willison; his uncles – David and Javier; and his best friend, Ryan.

FUNERAL SERVICE: 11 AM Friday, August 5, 2022, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Hillsboro – with visitation one hour prior (livestreamed on the funeral home website)

BURIAL: Arnegard Cemetery, near Hillsboro


Funeral: August 5, 2022 11:00 am

Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Hillsboro
204 East Caledonia Avenue
Hillsboro, ND 58045

Visitation: August 5, 2022 10:00 am

Our Saviors Lutheran Church - Hillsboro
North Dakota,

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  1. Willison families,
    Sympathies to you all for your loss of Brice. It is hard to find the words to comfort you. Cherish your many happy memories, and know he will live on through his two sons.
    Betsy and Doug Tate

  2. Rochelle and kids, I’m so sorry for your loss. I only met y’all a couple of times at Heather’s, but you guys were awesome. I know Brice like my daughter are looking down on us during these hard times. I will be praying for you all.

  3. Rochelle and kids,

    I’m so sorry about your loss. I only got to meet Brice at the Soapbox Derby. All of you and his family and friends are in my prayers for today. I pray that you all find comfort and peace.

  4. Rochelle, I’m very sorry for your loss, Brice was a wonderful man for the short time that I knew him! But one thing is for certain, the love he had for you and the kids was indescribable, the way he looked at you and the kids, full of love! He will never be forgotten 🕊

  5. My heart goes out to every one. Brice was An exceptional young man with the brightest smile and kindest heart. He will be missed. My love and prayers go out to you all

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