Tyler R. Brady - Austin

Tyler Richard Brady, 22, of Austin, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2012.

Tyler was born July 25, 1989, in Austin, to Tim and Michelle (Low) Brady. He grew up in Austin, where he graduated from Austin High School. Tyler worked as an operator at the Hormel Foods Corporation.

He enjoyed playing hockey, working out, snowboarding, rollerblading, golf and spending time with his family and friends.

Tyler will always be remembered as a strong-willed and loving son, brother and friend. He had a contagious smile that followed with a one-of-a-kind sense of humor. Those who know and love Tyler will forever remember his love of life and family. With only a short time to his life, Tyler always made it a point to live it to the fullest. He will be forever missed and always in our hearts.

Survivors include his parents, Tim and Michelle (Low) Brady, Austin; sister, Sarah Brady, Minneapolis; twin brother, Andrew Brady, Minneapolis; grandmothers, Marlene (Baxter) Martin, Austin, Carol (Kjome) Brady, Rochester; uncles and aunts, Mike (Pam) Brady, Rochester, Linda (Ed) Smith, Ottertail, Pat (Cheryl) Brady, Fairbanks, Alaska, Dan (Cindy) Brady, Austin, Terry (Shelli) Brady, Stewartville, Peggy (Curt) Klingfus, Austin, Brian (Beth) Brady, Rochester, Greg (Cindy) Low, Austin, Mike (Donna) Low, Glendale, Ariz.; many loving cousins and friends.

He is preceded in death by his grandfathers, Richard Low, Jacob Brady and Charles Martin.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, at St. Edward's Catholic Church, with Father Dale Tupper officiating. There will be a 6 p.m. wake service on Tuesday at Mayer Funeral Home, where friends may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The honorary casket bearers will be Andrew Brady, Kevin Harris, Asham Bell, Dan Sparks, Corey Kreutzbender and Zachary Roberts.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Austin Youth Hockey Association .