Frederick Brief Obituary

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Frederick C. Brief

August 17, 1955 - October 30, 2011
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Frederick Charles Brief, age 56 of Elk Rapids, passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2011. Frederick was born in Traverse City on August 17, 1955, the son of Thomas and Mary Rose (Hill) Brief (Elk Rapids, MI). Frederick graduated from Elk Rapids High School in 1973 and began work in the building trades. One favorite project was traveling to Florida to work on the construction of the Epcot Center at Disney World and he continued the profession working for many local builders and companies in the area. Frederick enjoyed the outdoors whether at work or play. Favorite pastimes were camping, cooking, outdoor grilling and being with his...
Frederick Charles Brief, age 56 of Elk Rapids, passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2011. Frederick was born in Traverse City on August 17, 1955, the son of Thomas and Mary Rose (Hill) Brief (Elk Rapids, MI).

Frederick graduated from Elk Rapids High School in 1973 and began work in the building trades. One favorite project was traveling to Florida to work on the construction of the Epcot Center at Disney World and he continued the profession working for many local builders and companies in the area.

Frederick enjoyed the outdoors whether at work or play. Favorite pastimes were camping, cooking, outdoor grilling and being with his friends. He loved life, family, children and having fun but especially loved his dog Arrow. Frederick also loved his music and played it loud and long!

Frederick is survived by his mother Mary Rose (Hill) Brief of Elk Rapids, his nephew Dale (Theresa) Bruckner of Albion, MI, many cherished friends and his faithful companion Arrow. Preceded in death by father Tom and brother Jim. He will be deeply missed by many but we also know he is in good company.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11am Wednesday November 9, 2011 at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Elk Rapids. Mass from the Order of Christian Funerals will be celebrated at 11am Wednesday November 9, 2011 with Rev. Robert J. Zuchowski presiding.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the following: or the Disabled American Veterans D.A.V. Condolences may be offered at www.covellelkrapids.com. Arrangements entrusted to the Elk Rapids Chapel of the Covell Funeral Homes.

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