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Gerald F. Briggs

June 20, 1941 ~ February 22, 2019 (age 77)


Gerald F. Briggs age 77 of Apache Junction, AZ, formerly the Florence, SD, area passed away January 22, 2019, in Apache Junction.  Memorial Services will be 2:00 pm, Saturday, April 6, 2019, at the Crawford-Osthus Funeral Chapel in Watertown. 

Burial will follow in the Mt. Hope Cemetery. 

Gerald was born on June 20, 1941, to Donald and Lois Briggs or rural Florence, SD. He farmed around the Florence, SD area with his dad. He moved to Holbrook, AZ, where he owned a motel and then a bar. He retired and moved to Apache Junction, where he was currently living.  He passed away at home on January 22, 2019.

Gerald is survived by his two daughters: Kristi Briggs of Apache Junction and Kandi Keith of Watertown, SD; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and his sister, Donna Giese and her husband Bob Giese.




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