Bryan was born on October 13, 1957 in Wetaskiwin, Alberta. He went to school in Amisk then in Hughenden High. He graduated in 1977. Bryan went to Edson for work as a tree faller, then he spent time as a steamer and moved on to be a truck driver. In 1986 Bryan came back to the farm. He helped on the farm and worked for the Hughenden golf course for 10 years. Bryan then went on to work at the Hardisty golf course for another 10 years while helping on the farm during the fall harvest time. Bryan retired from farming in 2019. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, and spending quiet time at home with close friends. Bryan was predeceased by his father Russell Bennefeld and his mother Anna Falt (nee Johnson).
Due to restrictions, a private service will be held.