Brent Clinton Girton
February 17, 1973 ~ January 9, 2018
Brent C. Girton, 44, Brandon, died Tuesday, January 9, 2018, suddenly and unexpectedly, at the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls.
Funeral Services will be 1:00pm, Friday, January 12, 2018, at Heartland Funeral Home with Visitation beginning at 11:30am. Burial will follow at the Lennox Cemetery.
Brent was born February 17, 1973 to Earl and Becky (Smith) Girton and raised in Sioux Falls, graduating from Washington High School in 1991. He attended South Dakota State University, and graduated in 1998 with a pharmacy degree. On August 11, 1995, Brent married Laura Hanssen in Sioux Falls. The couple was blessed with two beautiful children that he was very proud of. Brent worked first for Lewis Drug in Brandon for 12 years and was currently employed with Cigna Tel Drug.
Brent was a softball pitcher, loved to play cards and hunt. He was an animal lover. Many of his favorite family trips were to Reptile Gardens near Rapid City, South Dakota, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, and to California, Hawaii and Alaska. Many enjoyed his dry sense of humor.
Brent was a believer and found Christ in the fall of 1998. He had a very strong faith.
Brent will be deeply missed by his children, Anthony and Sarah Girton, Garretson; his parents, Earl and Becky (Smith) Girton, Sioux Falls; and one brother, Brooks Girton, Modesto, CA.
Brent was preceded in death by his grandparents and one uncle, Clark.