Brian L. Bouchard
He was born April 22, 1982, in Newberry, Mich., the son of Charles and Viola (Clark) Bouchard. He attended school in Newberry, Mich., and Manistique.
Prior to an automobile accident in 2005 which resulted in a traumatic brain injury, Brian was employed at MRI, Moonlight Logging, Manistique Dimensions and also Burns Auto Salvage.
He enjoyed fishing and hunting, four-wheeling and snowmobiling. He especially loved spending time with his daughter and his grandparents.
Brian is survived by his parents, Charles and Viola Bouchard of Manistique; daughter, Lailya Bouchard of Lawton, Okla.; fiancée, Melissa Griffiths of Lawton, Okla.; brother, Brad (Stephanie Lyke) Bouchard of Manistique; sister, Brooke Bouchard of Manistique; paternal grandparents, Charles and Dolly Bouchard of Newberry; maternal grandparents, Jerome and Eva Clark of Hulbert; niece Mykaella Bouchard of Manistique; best friend and bro, William Gravelle; along with several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation will be held from 4:30- 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26, at Messier- Broullire Funeral Home in Manistique. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m., at the funeral home, with Pastor Bob Werts officiating. Burial will be held in the Forest Home Cemetery in Newberry.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mbfuneral.com.