Andrew James Englund

Andy Englund, age 24, of Isanti died as the result of an auto accident in Sherburne County on December 21, 2012.ob_Englund

Andrew James Englund was born in Cambridge on January 22, 1988 to Jim and Wendy Englund. Andy was raised in Bradford and graduated from Cambridge-Isanti High School, Class of 2006. He was presently employed by Rachel Contracting in North Dakota and he really enjoyed his job. Andy was a nature lover and enjoyed the outdoors. He spent many hours feeding the deer and preparing the land for the deer. He loved hunting, fishing and vintage snowmobile racing. He belonged to the Long Lake Vintage Snowmobile Racing Group. He also raced stock cars and won Championships in both Stock Car and Snowmobile races. Andy is now with his friend, B.J., at the Finish Line.

Andy was preceded in death by grandparents, Don and Vi Schultz and his uncle, Jay Schultz. He is survived by his parents, Jim and Wendy Englund of Isanti; brother, Jay and Amanda Englund of Isanti; grandparents, Kenny and Jean Englund of Isanti; by friend, Jenny, and by many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at Long Lake Lutheran Church with Rev. Matt Flom officiating. The musician was Doc Thronson. Pallbearers were Blake Bradish, Tyler Gilbert, Mark Larson, Pete Stanius, Mark Soderstrom and Bob Wolcyn. Honorary pallbearers were Mike Arnold, Josh Hass, Justin Hass, Josh Smith and Mike Stanius. Interment was in Long Lake Community Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel.