Brandon “BJ” Tomczik, age 36, of St. Paul and formerly of Cambridge, died August 4, 2023. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held from 4 – 7 PM Monday, August 14th at Strike Life Tributes in Cambridge.
Brandon “BJ” Tomczik was born September 27, 1986 in Mora, Minnesota. He attended school in Cambridge and graduated from Cambridge High School in 2005. In high school he was on the Boys Swim and Dive Team and taught swim lessons. He coached the CIHS girls swim team for two years and worked at Erik’s Bike and Boards while attending college part time. He worked for Eastern Bike Co in North Carolina for a year and then returned to the Twin City area. BJ returned to Erik’s working at various locations and became the store manager of the Dinkytown store. BJ loved biking of all types, stunts, jumping, road, and BMX, he was constantly at the skatepark or riding. He also enjoyed time at his grandparent’s cabin in Alexandria, video gaming, watching All Star Wrestling, NASCAR, and he was a huge football and Minnesota Gopher fan and he had several fantasy football teams. BJ was an intelligent, outgoing, quick witted, caring guy, he hated to be hot or hungry. He could carry on a conversation with anyone. He will be deeply missed by many.
BJ passed away August 4, 2023 at home at the age of 36 years. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Gene Keehr.
BJ will be lovingly remembered by his parents, Todd and Deb Tomczik and sister, Mackenzie, of Cambridge; grandparents, Diana Keehr of Mora, and David and Dianne Tomczik of Alexandria; aunts and uncle, Lisa Tosel and Andrew Aho, Tracy and Fred Loso, Cindy and Jon Larson, Karen Keehr and Steve Beebe, Chad and Elaine Keehr; cousins Adam, Benjamin, Paige, Claire, Evan, and Isabelle and by many other relatives, friends and customers.