Eugene William Briss, 67, of Payson, died Dec. 23, 2003. He was born July 23, 1936 in Kensal, N.D.
Mr. Briss was a retired civil engineer for Los Angeles County. He was a graduate of North Dakota State University. He was a member of Payson First Church of the Nazarene and Gideons International. He served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956.
Mr. Briss is survived by his wife, Shirley Briss of Payson; daughter, Stephanie Fugate of Nipomo, Calif.; son, Kerry Briss of Glyndon, Minn.; brothers, Deverne Briss of Erskine, Minn., Gary Briss of Barnsville, Minn. and Dwight Briss of Lino Lakes, Minn.; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother, father, four sisters, two brothers, and two grandchildren.
A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27 at the Church of the Nazarene, 200 E. Tyler Parkway in Payson. Interment will be in Kensal, N.D.
Donations can be made to RTA Hospice, 107 E. Frontier St., Payson, AZ 85541, or Gideons International, P.O. Box 1795, Payson, AZ 85547.
Arrangements by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.