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Todd A. Velde April 10, 1977 - Sept. 5, 2008

AUSTIN -- Todd Aaron Velde, 31 of Austin, Texas, died Friday in Austin.

The service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Yellow Medicine Lutheran Church in Hanley Falls.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the church. Arrangements are by Wing-Bain Funeral Home in Granite Falls.

He was born April 10, 1977, in Granite Falls to Gary and Marcia Velde. He graduated from Yellow Medicine East in 1995. He was employed as a project manager for a communications company in Austin.

He is survived by his father of Granite Falls; his mother: Marcia Kithcart of Fountain Hills, Ariz.; sisters: Sarah of Chicago, Ill., Wendy of Queen Creek, Ariz.; and grandparents: Leon and Geraldine Velde of Granite Falls, Richard Phillips of Willmar and Carol Phillips of Brookings, S.D.

He was preceded in death by his infant sister in 1975.