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Wulff Woodbury Funeral Home

2195 Woodlane Drive, Woodbury, MN

OBITUARY

Brian J. Yetter

July 31, 1962March 10, 2020

Brian Joseph Yetter, age 57 of Lake Elmo, MN passed away peacefully with his wife Cindy by his side on March 10, 2020. Brian graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, he later received his Master of Business Administration degree from Rutgers University. He worked at 3M for thirty-four years retiring as a National Channel Leader in the Industrial & Safety Markets Center. He enjoyed golf, sailing, and time on the pontoon boat, music, movies, cooking and wine. He was generous, kind, fun-loving, and a patient mentor who was always genuine, gracious, and gentle in his demeanor. He is survived by his wife Cindy Sobiech, his parents: Don & Joanne Yetter, a brother Glenn (Nicole) Yetter; his mother in law: Marlys Sobiech, sisters- in- law: Debbie Larson, Cheri (Dave) Motsko; and niece Jennifer (Josh) Kulp; nephews: Mitch Yetter, Eric (Allyson) Larson, and Mitch Motsko. Memorial Service to be held at later date once the CDC social gathering ban has been lifted at Maternity of Mary Catholic Church 1414 Dale Street N, St. Paul, MN

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  • Funeral Service to be held when social gathering ban has been lifted

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Allyson Larson

March 22, 2020

Uncle Brian was a great man, always kind and cool. I have wonderful memories of Brian playing with baby Natalie. He was a man filled with love. I came across this picture from the first Christmas we celebrated together. He will live on in spirit and in our memories.

Eric Larson

March 22, 2020

Uncle Brian was a great role model. He had a positive outlook on life and was fun to be around. I will always remember him as a sailer and someone to share movie lines with. He is a very special soul. And I know he will be with us throughout the years...watching over us.

Dale and Betty Ness

March 19, 2020

We are so very sorry and will miss Brian at Lake Alex. He and our son, Kelly, had so much fun sailing on the catamaran. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Cindy.

Dale and Betty Ness

Linda Krueger

March 18, 2020

Cindy and family -

I am so saddened to hear about Brian's passing and am keeping all in my prayers for comfort and faith at this difficult time.

-Linda Krueger (former co-worker of Cindy's)

Dan Corrigan

March 18, 2020

We were so shocked to hear of Brian passing as last conversation all seemed well. Cindy you have our deepest sympathy Brian was a really Great person and we were lucky to have known him.

Thoughts and Prayers are with you.

Love,
Dan and Mary Corrigan

John Sedwitz

March 18, 2020

Brian was a a great friend and business associate of many at 3M. I valued his business perspectives in AAD, Marine, and IB Key Accounts. I enjoyed working with him but most of all having an ice cold beer with him after work or a industry trade show. He always had your back, his loyalty unparalleled! I’m sure his persona has enriched so many lives and will be enriching many souls in heaven!

Allen Bosch

March 18, 2020

I golfed with Brian a handful of times and to say that I struggle with the game of golf is putting it lightly. He was always offering encouragement and tips which will always be appreciated.

Dan Cunningham

March 17, 2020

I have known Brian for many years having worked together in the 3M Industrial business. I have always seen Brian as a respectful, inclusive leader and someone that everyone enjoyed having on the team. He was known for that great big smile and his creativity when managing key accounts. Each year he would come up with new programs to engage our channel partners sales teams. Wearing funny outfits, making creative videos and communicating as a true professional. I also recall taking trips with Brian and was impressed with his sense of confidence and "ease" around others . I also recall running a few 5K's with him at ISA and how energized he was at the starting line, with his BIG smile shining as bright as the SUN. He loved life! Brian we will all miss you and our company and this world is a better place with you having been in it! God Bless my friend! Dan

Diane Vogen

March 16, 2020

Cindy, my sympathies to you. I have been very fortunate to have the pleasure of meeting Brian and yourself. Mayo Clinic Rochester.

Bob Holler

March 15, 2020

I am grateful to have worked with Brian at 3M. Brian was a true professional who instantly earned the respect and trust of customers and 3Mers.

Brian was both a great help and example to me, and many others at 3M. Brian was always a joy to be around both during and after the workday was done.

We will miss you Brian!
Sincerely,
Bob Holler

FROM THE FAMILY