InIn Memory:

Raymond Brecht



age 60, of Crosby, North Dakota (originally from Lakeview and Barryton, Michigan), passed away on August 24, 2015 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Crosby. Raymond was born February 17, 1955 in Carson City, the son of Andrew Boyd and Shirley Mae (Stevens) Brecht.  He was raised in Fenwick and Barryton, MI and graduated from Chippewa Hills High School Class of 1973. Raymond attended Mid Michigan Community College. He was working in the Oil Fields with gas production while he lived in Michigan. He was employed as a CNC Technician for the government in Muskegon and the government in Grand Prairie, Texas (making Apache airplane and helicopter military parts). He was self employed working in Oil Fields in North Dakota. Raymond married Cheryl Ann Stearns on October 8, 1993 in Niagara Falls, New York.

Raymond enjoyed many hobbies, such as, fishing, hunting, camping, traveling, exploring lighthouses, mushroom hunting, farming, tractors. He loved being outside, and frying fish with family and friends, and shopping at Cabela’s.

Raymond will be deeply missed by his wife Cheryl Brecht; children Gary (Andrea) Brecht, John (Melissa) Brecht, Jessica (Matt) McLean, Lindsay (Ryan) Wall, Curtis (Tia) LaCombe, Robert Rose (Trisha Rowley), Shanna (Michael) Harrington; 27 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; two brothers Mike (Paula) Brecht, and David Brecht; two sisters Kathy (Tim) Coady, and Kristine (Rick) Outman; several nieces, nephews, and friends.

Raymond was preceded in death by his father Andrew Brecht; father and mother-in-law Wilber “Bill” and Lois Stearns; and grandson Gage Thering.

Funeral services for Raymond will be held Monday, August 31, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. at Brigham Funeral Chapel in Lakeview, MI with Pastor Jamey Nichols officiating. Family will receive friends on Monday, August 31, 2015 from 12:00 – 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home. A luncheon will be held at New Life United Methodist Church following the service. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date on Sept 17, 2015 at the Assembly of God in Crosby, ND. with Pastor Dennis officiating, with a luncheon following at Just Jude’s.


Our Staff Are Always There for You

Business Office

Brigham Funeral Chapel - Lakeview

9977 W. Howard City-Edmore Road

Lakeview, MI 48850

(989) 352-5400


Brigham Funeral Chapel - Vestaburg

6055 Howard City-Edmore Road

Vestaburg, MI 48891

(989) 427-0900


Brigham Funeral Chapel - Edmore

413 Gilson Street

Edmore, MI 48829

(989) 427-5261



Brigham Funeral Chapel -

Six Lakes

PO Box 320

118 Center Street

Six Lakes, MI 48886

(989) 365-9433




Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can reach us any time day or night in the event of a loss, at any listed number above.


What to Do in the Event of a Death?

Please immediately notify your local police department as soon as the death occurs, if it is outside of a medical facility.

Print Print | Sitemap
© Brigham Funeral Chapel

This website was created using 1&1 MyWebsite.