OBITUARY

Brant "STIC" A Stricker

December 1, 1971February 22, 2021

Brant “STIC” Aaron Stricker, 49-son, brother, uncle, great-uncle & friend to many passed away Monday, February 22, 2021 at his home.

A celebration of life will be held Thursday, March 11, 2021 at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Scottsbluff at 2:00 p.m. Casual dress is requested, and masks are optional.

A memorial honoring Brant has been established to the Panhandle Humane Society of Scottsbluff.

Brant was born on December 1, 1971 in Scottsbluff to Dan Stricker & Leona (Holmes) Stricker. He went to grade school at Highland from K-1st grade, Haig from 2nd-8th grade, and then attended Scottsbluff High School graduating in 1990 where he participated in FFA & football. He attended Wyoming Tech, where he received his diesel mechanic degree in 1991. He pursued his career as a diesel mechanic working at Floyd’s, Inland, Paul Reed, NTC/Cross Country, and most recently, Monument Diesel – receiving several certificates throughout his career.

His hobbies included working on stock cars, playing softball, attending concerts or enjoying bowling with his friends. His latest passion was 4 wheeling or tanking where he was always the life of the party! He touched so many lives no matter if it was family or friends.

Brant is survived by his Dad, Dan (Dixie) Stricker; Mom, Leona (Tom Bixby) Stricker; Sister, Holli (Wes) McCance; Nephew & Nieces, Nathan (Stevie) Gross, Brigitte (Roger Anaya) Gross, Bethany (Dave) Mehring; Great-Nieces & Nephews, Josiah, Alyssa, Bailee, Sahraya, Melanie, Parker, Zyanna, Hudson & Quentyn. Many special friends & extended family members that he loved dearly, including his dog Peaches who meant the world to him.

He was preceded in death by Grandparents, Harry & Wilma Stricker and Dale & Virginia Holmes; best friend & dog, Brewtus; Great-Nephew, Santiago Anaya and numerous family members.

He will always be missed & never forgotten by all!

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Wes McCance, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Nathan Gross, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Roger Anaya, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Dave Mehring, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Jason Runge, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Scott Butler, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Zach Johnson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Trevor Johnson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Mike Schanhols, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Derek Osthoff , Honorary Pallbearer

Services

11 March

Memorial Service

2:00 pm

Hampton Inn & Suites

301 West Highway 26
Scottsbluff, NE 69361

Memories

Brant "STIC" A Stricker

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Rocky and Peg Robinson

March 2, 2021

So sorry to hear about Brants' Passing, I was fortunate enough to get to know him when he worked with Rocky at NTC. He was such a a neat kid with a heart as big as Texas, a heck of a mechanic and a huge animal lover. He and our Mac were pretty tight. Mac always searched till he found him in the shop knowing Brant would have some kind of treat and a lot of cuddles for him. Kid you will be missed by so many friends, two AND four legged.. Safe journey my friend and until we meet again rest easy big man.

Bob and Gwen Johnson

February 27, 2021

Stic we considered you our third son. Our hearts are hurting. We have many happy memories of times spent with you and will dearly miss you. May you Rest In Peace our dear friend.

Diana Dally

February 26, 2021

Brant, you were definitely one of a kind. I’m so glad I had the pleasure of knowing you. I was so shocked to hear of your passing but remember how stubborn you were where your health was concerned. I’m so sorry we lost touch. Had I known, I would have contacted you when I was home. Now you are free and no longer have to worry. I bet you have everyone laughing up there. God Bless my friend.

Chad Bacon

February 26, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers to Brant's family. We were friends in high school and had some great memories. Miss you Stic

Rebecca Ott

February 25, 2021

My condolences and heartfelt sympathy to Brant's family!
I had the privilege of meeting him when we attended Haig/Lake Minatare via sports and country school dances. We all then transitioned into our next venture of Scottsbluff Jr/Sr High where we would often times park our pick-ups in the parking lots. As I have not seen him in a while, I will never forget his smile; soft, caring eyes; and a man who was always there for others as he would sometimes follow me home after cruising to make sure I got home safe. May Brant's next venture be peaceful with recovered health and vitality! Prayers for you all at this time of a great loss!

Heather Runge

February 25, 2021

When I got the call telling me you were gone, I thought that this truly can't be happening. I was so angry and so sad to know that I would never get to talk with you ever again. But I know that I will cherish all the great times we all had with you...our trips to Mullen, going tanking or our 4 wheeling trips up to Nemo. Being the Best Man at mine and Jason's wedding!! Those memories I will cherish forever!! I love you Brant!!

Beckie Tutte

February 25, 2021

Although it's been a while, I will always have memories of sneaking out of the basketball games to drink with you and Chris. You were always the nice guy that everyone knew. I hope you are relaxing and worry-free now.

JERRY AND SHARON HOLMES

February 25, 2021

Sorry to hear about Brant.

Luke Rust

February 25, 2021

We will miss you Stick!

Reflecting on several great memories of my time with stick and nothing stands out more than what a very happy person he was. I cannot think of a single time that he wasn't smiling, cracking jokes and having fun even when times were tough he would find a way to joke about it and keep a positive attitude. I have always admired that from him.

I miss the great times we had and am sad we won't be making more memories for a while.

Luke

Jaci Tessendorf

February 24, 2021

Dear Stricker family-

I am so sorry for your loss. I have a lot of great memories of Brant. Starting with him teasing me at Sunday school, country school dances, track meets, and some other fun shenanigans in high school. May you be comforted by your good memories. May he rest in peace.

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