53 year old Gene Briest of Gaylord passed away Thursday at the University of Minnesota Fairview Hospital in Minneapolis. Funeral Services will be 11am Tuesday at Arlington United Methodist Church in Arlington with interment at Arlington City Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8pm Monday and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday, all at the church. Memorials preferred. Arrangements are with the Egesdal Funeral Home in Gaylord. Online guest book is available at www.hantge.com.