Andrew James (AJ) Bisila, age 9, of Isanti died April 15, 2010 at Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Wednesday, April 21st at the Isanti County David C. Johnson Civic Arena in Isanti with Pastor Bruce Estola and Pastor Donald Bisila officiating. A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 20th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel and also one hour prior to the service at the Civic Arena. Interment Isanti Union Cemetery.
Andrew James Bisila was born September 19, 2000 in Cambridge to Thomas and Lisa Bisila. He was raised in Isanti and attended Isanti Primary School and was presently attending the Isanti Intermediate School and was in 3rd grade. A.J. loved the outdoors, climbing trees, riding his bike and building stuff. He was very inquisitive by nature. A.J. had a smile and twinkle in his eye at all times even when he was sick and he never complained. He was a trooper and his school and community were A.J.’s Army.
He is survived by his parents, Tom and Lisa Bisila of Isanti; 5 brothers and sisters, Susan, Michael, Julee, Marcus and Waylyn; grandparents, Donald and Edith Bisila of Circle Pines, Larry and Eva Salo of Greer, South Carolina; great-grandmother, Elsie Aho of Frazee; and by many other relatives and friends.