Briggs, Ted Edward, Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away August 15, 2011 at age 69 due to complications from cancer. He was born October 26, 1941 to his parents Lester and Hazel Briggs (deceased) in New Lothrop, Ml. Ted is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Sharon Briggs. He is also survived by his brother Lloyd Briggs (Esther) of New Lothrop, Ml and their cherished family members and two younger brothers (deceased). Ted loved spending time with his family, step children Daniel Weigandt (Lyn) of Saginaw, Marcie L Mielke (Ron) of Pinconning, and Len Weigandt (Donald G. Van Wagner) of Saginaw. He also loved his grandchildren John (deceased), Daniel, Karly, Kyle and great grandchild Abigail. There are many beloved family and friends who Ted cherished and who will miss him deeply. After 35 years Ted retired from General Motors Flint, Ml. He loved his GM family who knew him as "Smiley". Ted was the "neighborhood watchdog" and always knew who was coming and going. He cherished his neighbors, especially the Petroff, Behr, and Vesta Siders families along with everyone who resided on Piper Drive. Ted enjoyed his attempts at gardening, tinkering around the house and his family pets. He loved spending time socializing and calling bingo with his dear friends at the Saginaw County Commission on Aging in Saginaw. Please join his family for remembrance on Thursday, August 18 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Case Funeral Home, 4480 Mackinaw Road, Saginaw, Ml. Funeral to be held at Cases on Friday, August 19 at 11:00 a.m. followed by burial services at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens, Saginaw, Ml. Anyone wishing to show an expression of sympathy, please consider a donation to the Saginaw County Commission on Aging, 2355 Schust Road, Saginaw, Ml 48603 or Cass River Pet Friendz, PO Box 513, Caro, Ml 48723.