Michael Charles Brief experienced two great enjoys in his everyday living. Initially, his beloved spouse Beth. Secondly, his fondness for music of all kinds. Beth passed from Mike’s lifestyle in early 2020. All of us locate joy in the belief that they are now back again together again in a improved position.
Mike was born in Eau Claire on November 6th, 1947, to Harry and Dorothy Quick.
In his early years Mike enjoyed participating in baseball on Small League and Babe Ruth teams.
It was not long, though, right before his appreciate of audio turned center stage in his daily life.
Mike grew up listening to Elvis, Bob Dylan, the Drifters, Sam Cooke, The Beatles and Rolling Stones as nicely as George Jones and Merle Haggard and taking pleasure in about any form of songs. As a singer-songwriter, he started carrying out back in the 1970’s all through the latter section of the folk new music revival.
Mike carried out and wrote songs for in excess of 30 yrs in a variety of venues and places close to the nation. His first tunes has been performed nationally and internationally on General public Radio stations, and on the RFD Cable tv network. He in particular loved enjoying in a variety of bands and teams with a lot of of his pals and regional performers.
Mike’s tunes can be heard on various CDs, such as Down Bullfrog Street, Residence of Dreams, and Rain. Amid his most notable songs are My Father’s Shoes, focused to our father Harry Speedy and Chickadee, in honor of Beth.
He graduated from Memorial Large School, and the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire with a diploma in Philosophy. Throughout his significant faculty yrs, Mike experienced the honor of remaining a Congressional Web page in Washington, D.C., the place he attended school at the Library of Congress.
Soon after college or university he lived for many several years in southern California, right before at some point returning to Wisconsin.
Mike is survived by his brother Jonathan, Jon’s spouse Sandra, Jon and Sandra’s son Jackson, and 50 percent-sister, Jackie Shihadeh, who resides in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, and a lot of cousins in the Eau Claire location.
The spouse and children would talk to that any memorials be specified to the Alzheimer’s Association, or the Eau Claire County Humane Affiliation.
A Memorial Service will be held at 1 pm on Monday, July 12, 2021 at Stokes, Prock & Mundt Funeral Chapel/Cremation Modern society of Wisconsin, 535 S. Hillcrest Pkwy, Altoona with Pastor David Butler officiating. Visitation will acquire position 1 hour prior to service at the Funeral Chapel. Interment will be at a later on day at Lakeview Cemetery in Eau Claire.
Cremation Culture of Wisconsin, Altoona is assisting the loved ones with preparations. Online condolences might be shared at www.cremationsociety-wi.com.