Gene Briest, age 53 of Gaylord passed away Thursday (2/23) at the University of Minnesota Fairview Hospital. Funeral Service will be 11 am Tuesday (2/28) at the Arlington United Methodist Church in Arlington with interment in the Arlington Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 pm Monday and one hour prior to the service, all at the church. Memorials preferred. Arrangements are with the Egesdal Funeral Home of Gaylord.