71 year old James “Jesse” Briest of Gaylord passed away Saturday, October 15, at the Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park. Memorial Service will be 10:30am Saturday, October 22, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Gaylord with interment in St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery. Gathering of Family and Friends will be from 4-8pm Friday at the Egesdal Funeral Chapel and Saturday morning at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church beginning at 9:30am until the time of service. Arrangements by Egesdal Funeral Home in Gaylord. Online obituaries and guest book available at www.hantge.com.