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Harrison Brigham

Harrison Anthony Brigham

February 10th, 1941 - November 12th, 2021

Harrison's Obituary

Harrison Anthony Brigham 80, of Covert, Michigan passed away Friday, November 12, 2021 peacefully in his home. He was born February 10, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois, to Harrison and Elizabeth (Veniace) Brigham. The family moved to Covert, Michigan in 1941 and Harrison grew up on the farm there. Although born in Chicago, he considered himself to be from Covert and lived in the area all of his life.

Harrison married Lois Chulski on March 22, 1986 at St. Basil Catholic Church. Together they shared 35 years of marriage.

Harrison worked at National Motors for 23 years until the plant closed. He worked for St Basil Catholic Church and School as custodian. Harrison retired from South Haven Public Schools after 11 years in the maintenance department. He was also the owner of Mama’s Place Restaurant in South Haven for a few years.

Harrison enjoyed many hobbies including, hunting, fishing, cooking (ribs and Italian recipes), watching boxing, gardening (watermelons), and making his own wine. He loved family reunions and hosted many at his home.

Harrison is preceded in death by his parents and two sons; Harrison and Kenneth, and sister; Mary Williams.

Harrison is survived by his wife Lois Brigham, his children; Deborah Brigham of Detroit, Elaine Grimmette of Chicago, Illinois, Dana Middleton, Charlotte Brigham, Raymond Brigham of Las Vegas, Nevada and Charlene Brigham of Dallas, Texas. Also surviving are siblings; Diane (Francis) Barbour of South Haven, Michigan, Anthony (Rita) Brigham of Homewood, Illinois, Catherine Robertson of Seattle, Washington, and Eva (Fred) Cunningham of South Haven, Michigan. Harrison leaves behind sixteen grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren, nephews, and nieces.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. with a scripture service at 8:00 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, November 19th at 11:00 A.M. at St. Basil Catholic Church with Father Jim Morris officiating. Harrison will be laid to rest at Covert Cemetery in Covert, Michigan. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hemophilia Foundation, 1921 West Michigan Avenue, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197.

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Additional Visitation Information

Prayer Service will take place Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 8:00 P.M. at Filbrandt Chapel.