Brock T. Kellstrom

Oscoda, Michigan
December 5, 1972 - May 7, 2019


Thursday, May 9, 2019 5-8 pm
Friday, May 10, 2019 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm
at Buresh Funeral Home in Oscoda, MI

Saturday, May 11, 2019 12-1 pm
at the Oscoda United Methodist Church (service at 1 pm)

Service Location

United Methodist Church ~ Oscoda, Michigan


Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 1:00 pm (instate at 12:00 pm) at the Oscoda United Methodist Church

Obituary Notice

Brock T. Kellstrom

Age 46, of Oscoda, MI died on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. He was born in Farmington Hills, MI on December 5, 1972 to Tom Kellstrom and Belle Flora (nee Wilson). Brock graduated from Snider High School in Fort Wayne, IN. He later attended technological and culinary school. He was the chef at the Pack House in Oscoda in the 1990’s before moving to Grand Rapids to work for Gilmore Collections which owned several restaurants in that area. Brock was also a chef for DEGA and Latitude 45, which are large catering companies that primarily served music celebrities all over the country. More recently, he was the chef at the Brick Oven in Oscoda from 2014-2019 and a self employed entrepreneur. Brock enjoyed reading, listening to music and being a creative cook. Most importantly, he loved spending time with his family and especially playing with his kids. He is survived by his wife Eileen Kellstrom (Dykstra); 7 children, Kyra Kellstrom, Mia Mrozinski, Megan Mrozinski, Keagan Kellstrom, Quinn Kellstrom, TheaRei Kellstrom, Dakota Kellstrom; his father Tom (Dianna) Kellstrom of Fort Wayne, IN; his mother Belle (Tom) Flora of Oscoda, MI; his brother Tim (Erin) Kellstrom of Oscoda, MI; 7 nieces and nephews, Nick, Gabe, Macy, Elle, Josi, Addy, Rett. Brock is also survived by his special Aunt Betty Wilson and her son Matt; Uncle Walter Ruch and his sons Steve (Paula) Ruch and Ron (Jen) Ruch. He was preceded in death by his paternal Grandmother, Elsie Kellstrom; maternal Grandparents, Richard and Margaret Wilson and his Aunt Linda Ruch. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm (instate at 12:00 pm) at the Oscoda United Methodist Church with Reverend William Seitz officiating. The family will welcome friends on Thursday from 5-8 pm and Friday from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the Buresh Funeral Home in Oscoda, MI. Memorials may be directed to the family and you may offer condolences at


To the family


Belle and Tom,
I am so deeply sorry for your loss. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.
My condolences,
— Nancy (Fielder) Brege-Turner
I am so sorry that this has happened to your family. Gone too soon. Thoughts and prayers for the days ahead.
— Christine Howell
Dear Belle, Tom and Family,
We got the tragic news last night and our hearts are broken for you. Our deepest sympathy, along with prayers and caring thoughts are with you.
Al and Jane Starr
— Jane Starr
Our Hearts go out to you and your family...Be Strong our arms are wrapped around you.
— Jan Smith and Al VanderWilp
Our hearts are broken processing a life lost so soon and so tragically. We have wonderful Ft. Wayne memories of Brock. I cannot imagine your pain and the pain of the whole family especially his wife and children. I did contact Mary H and Bobbi. They send their prayers and condolences. Mary was going to call Patty B who is now back in Ft. Wayne. Our love and prayers to the whole family, the community, and the first responders. Love, Dana and Sue
— Dana and Sue Holbert
I am so sorry to hear of this. Brock was a wonderful man that will be deeply missed by so many. My thoughts and prayers are with the whole family and all the friends who also loved and cared for Brock.
— Annette Eudy
Belle, Tom, Tim and family. I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May you find strength for the difficult days ahead and peace in your fond memories of your loved one.
— Susan Barnhart
Our Family, Joe & I are so saddened by your loss. May your faith and your love along with the prayers from everyone help you and your entire Family, as well as blessings from God, help you through this sorrow. I know you will celebrate his life and the blessings he gave you. God bless all of you.
— Sally & Joe
Belle and Tom: I am so sorry for your loss. You and the family are in my prayers. May God give you strength and comfort as you struggle through your grief.
— Julie Burrell
Belle, Tom and family please know you are in our hearts and minds during this extremely sad time. Jeff and Debby
— Jeff and Debby Henning
My heart is hurting for you Belle. I'm so sorry this happened to you and your family. Love and hugs to you and your family and prayers for strength to get thru these days.
— Karen Curtis
Belle the hurt is so deep, I have no prayers are with you and your family...if you need me I'm here.. love me
— Laura Lambert
Belle and Tom, Erin and Tim, Eileen and all of Brock' kids no words are can express our thoughts at this time. You are all in our prayers.
— Laura and Patrick Lambert
Tom & Belle -- We are so sorry for your loss. We send our deepest sympathies. Our prayers are for you and your family to find peace and comfort. Ray and Loni Anderson
— Ray and Loni Anderson
Uncle Tom, we were shocked and saddened by the news of Brock's passing. You and the rest of the family is in our hearts and prayers.
— Ron, Jen, Katherine, Adam and Carson
Dear Belle and Tom,

I am deeply saddened to hear about Brock’s passing. There is no greater pain than the loss of a child. May God bless and keep your Family during this difficult time.
— Susan (Moore) Suchecki
Belle and Tom: I am so saddened to hear of Brock’s death. I have many fun memories of your family while living In Fort Wayne. You’ve lost a son too soon but you will never lose the memories. You must be very proud of his accomplishments. My condolences to all of the Kellstrom family.
— Patty Bemiss
Eilee-My heart goes out to you and your children. Brock was a great person and a wonderful friend to my son. I loved his smile and his kindness. He will be missed every day. You are in our prayers.
— Gloria Ulman
My heart breaks for the family and friends of Brock Kellstrom and his children especially. Let us cherish the fond memories of our dear friend. One Love.
— Ian Anderson
Dear Belle, Tom, Tim, and family,
It is a shock and very sad to hear of Brock’s passing. I remember Brock as one of my first friends in the neighborhood, a good friend. He was funny and creative and I remember his smile and laughter. May your memories of him give you comfort always. Thinking of you all with much love, strength, and grace.
— Julie Bemiss
I am devastated and heartbroken for the entire Kellstrom family. There are no words that suffice but I am truly sorry. Brock was an intelligent and talented man in many ways. He was always welcoming and kind to me. May Brock rest in peace.
— Justin, Melanie, Beverly & Vivian Starr
He was my uncle I didn't really get to meet him though because he lived in mi and I didn't
— Evan preston
we miss you uncle brock
— elle kellstrom
My deepest condolences to Eileen, all the children, and the family. You are in my prayers, and may God help give you the strength needed to get through this terrible time. Brock was a wonderful and good friend who watched out for me when we were kids at Snider and even after. He loved his family unconditionally, and I and so many others that had the privilege of calling him friend will miss him dearly.
— Amber Afarin

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