September 7, 1989 - April 22, 2017


Dustin Thomas Strum, age 27, Waite Park, MN, died unexpectedly on Saturday, April 22, 2017.

Funeral services will be Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 11:00 AM at First United Methodist Church, Sartell, MN. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at church on Thursday. Burial will be in North Star Cemetery, St. Cloud, MN. Funeral arrangements were made by Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN.

Dustin was born September 7, 1989 in St. Cloud, MN to Robert “Rob” Draeger and Jeanene Strum. He graduated from Buffalo High School in 2009. Dustin worked in landscaping and most recently for Thermo Tech Windows.

Survivors include his father Rob Draeger of Wahpeton, ND; mother, Jeanie Strum of Duelm, MN; girlfriend Sara Bonngard and her son Wyatt of Waite Park, MN; brother, R. J. Draeger of St. Cloud, MN; sisters, Allison and Alexandra Jenzen of Duelm, MN; and Jiana Posusta of Glencoe, MN; maternal grandmother Patricia Strum of Largo, FL; maternal step grandmother Karen Strum of Aitkin, MN; paternal grandfather Cliff Draeger of Wahpeton, ND; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by maternal grandfather James T. Strum and paternal grandmother Carol J. Draeger.