Brian Keith Ziemba

August 7, 1962 ~ August 26, 2020 (age 58)

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Brian Keith Ziemba, age 58, of Troy, MI passed away on August 26, 2020.  Mr. Ziemba was born on August 7, 1962 in Wayne County, Highland Park, MI to Michael James and Joanne Carole (Klingsmith) Ziemba.  In 1980, Brian graduated from Troy Athens High School.  He later attended Kirtland Community College.  He worked for Woder Construction for over 20 years as a heavy equipment operator and did direction drilling for oil.  Brian retired from Norma Group after 5 years of service.  He loved model cars, Jeeps, and was a Mopar fan.  He was a Michigan sports enthusiast and enjoyed watching the Tigers, Lions, Redwings, and Wolverines.  Brian was a carefree man who loved being outside, fishing, hunting, and snowmobiling.  He was quite the character, very laid back, and best described as; “He didn’t give a shit.”  Brian was proud of his Minnetonka Moccasins and never went anywhere without them.  He lived life to the fullest, was loved by all his family and friends, always enjoyed his Budweiser beer, and would give you the shirt off his back.  

Survivors include:
Daughter, Elizabeth Renee (William) Forreider of Gaylord, MI.
Son, Anthony “Sunny Boy” Durazo of Gaylord, MI.
Daughter, Nichole Ziemba of Cadillac, MI.
Daughter, Alyssa Ziemba of Traverse City, MI.
Father, Michael James Ziemba of Troy, MI.
Grandson, Anthony aka "Scooter"(Josie) of Clarksville, TN.
Grandson, Caleb Forreider of Gaylord, MI.
Grandson, Patrick Forreider of Gaylord, MI.
Granddaughter, Lillian Forreider of Gaylord, MI.
Great-granddaughter, Ariana Lambert of Clarksville, TN.
Sister, Lisa (Leonard) Buscemi of Sterling Heights, MI.
Sister, Michelle King of MI.
Sister, Sandy (Al) Lacey of MI.
Brother, Bruce Ziemba of MI.
Brother, Mike (Crysta) Ziemba of MI.  

Brian was preceded in death by his mother and brother, Tim Ziemba.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date in Michigan.

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