Joseph Brin

KINGSFORD – Joseph W. Brin, 45, of Breitung Township, passed away Monday, March 17, 2014, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital after a short, but brave battle with cancer.

Joe was born Sept. 16, 1968, in Iron Mountain, son of the late Willard and Edith (Langsford) Brin. He was raised in Breitung Township and graduated from Kingsford High School in 1987.

Joe worked for Dickinson County Ambulance and Michaud Trucking. He also was a volunteer firefighter for North Breitung Township for 20 years, retiring as a lieutenant. For the past four years, Joe delivered newspapers for The Daily News.

He loved spending time with his daughter, and watching her play basketball, soccer and hockey. She was the love of his life.

He is survived by his daughter, Amanda Lee Brin of Iron Mountain and her mom, Laura. He is further survived by his sister and caregiver, Kelly Sjoquist of Iron Mountain; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

In accordance with Joe’s wishes, there will be no services.

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