Brian K. Gardiepy

ISHPEMING – Brian K. Gardiepy, 47, of Kingsford, died Thursday. Aug. 29, 2013, at Mather Nursing Center in Ishpeming.

He was born on Feb. 11, 1966, in Iron Mountain, the son of Eugene and Nancy (Ferguson) Gardiepy, Sr.

Brian graduated from Kingsford High School.

He was an avid NASCAR fan and enjoyed going with his friend, Bill to the Wisconsin International Raceway.

He loved cats and listening to country music.

He was preceded in death by his father, Eugene Gardiepy, Sr. and two brothers, Frank Gardiepy and Eugene Gardiepy, Jr.

Brian is survived by his mother, Nancy Gardiepy of Kingsford; one brother, Kevyn (Philip) Gardiepy-Hefner of Iron Mountain; one sister, Lisa Gardiepy of Florence, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Sept. 3, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home.

Funeral services follow at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Father Timothy Ekatitis will officiate.

Burial will be in Quinnesec Cemetery.

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The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home with the arrangements.