Bryson Rudebusch, age 16, of Milbank, SD, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, in Milbank.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 8, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Living Word Lutheran Church in Milbank. Rev. Kent Groethe and Rev. Kristy Liebe will officiate. Burial will be at a later date. Visitation will be at the church on Friday, beginning at noon until the time of services.
Bryson O’Niel Rudebusch was born on April 24, 2006, in Sioux Falls, SD. He was the son of Gene and Tina (Mielitz) Rudebusch. Bryson arrived early and weighed 4 pounds 2 ounces. He has lived his entire life in Milbank. Bryson attended school in Milbank and had finished his freshman year at Milbank High School. He worked as a “pizza artist” at Pizza Hut and at the new food truck in Milbank, Tuney’s. He enjoyed cooking and loved to fish.
Bryson loved to make music on Snap. He was called “Lil’ Benis.” He made many amazing songs with his talent. His future was bright.
Left to cherish his memory are his parents: Tina Rudebusch of Milbank, SD; and Gene Rudebusch of Stockholm, SD; brother, Brock (Rakina) Rudebusch of Milbank, SD; sister, Jadin Rudebusch and fiancé, Jacob Krier of Sioux Falls, SD; grandmothers: Marge Wellnitz of Milbank, SD; and Julie Rudebusch of Waubay, SD; great-grandmother, Jan Jansen of Milbank, SD; half sister, Maeghynn Scheller of Watertown, SD; aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Bryson was preceded in death by his grandfathers: Richard “Cowboy” Wellnitz and Daniel Rudebusch; and great-grandparents: Niel and Alice Rudebusch.