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1974 Garry 2021

Garry "Poncho" Brill Jr.

May 29, 1974 — May 1, 2021

Hibbing, formerly of Duluth

Garry Frank “Poncho” Brill Jr.

May 29, 1974           May 1, 2021

Garry F. “Poncho” Brill Jr., 46, Hibbing longtime resident of Duluth/Superior died Saturday, May 1, 2021 in Hibbing.  He was born May 29, 1974 to Garry and Candace (Nys) Brill Sr. in Superior, WI.  He graduated from Superior High School and later completed a two year degree in HVAC.  Poncho proudly served his country with the U.S. Army.  He was most recently employed with Mike’s Heating and Sheetmetal in Hibbing. On April 30, 2021 he was joined in marriage to his wife Shelby. He was a member of Northstar Church, the Warlocks Hibbing Chapter, Cub Scouts in his youth, and Future Farmers of America.  Poncho loved riding his bike, 4-wheeling, 3 wheeling in his younger years, shooting at the range, and farming as some of his favorite pastimes.

Poncho is survived by his wife Shelby Brill, Hibbing, parents, Candy and Ray Perala of Lake Nebagamon, WI, children, Harlee Brill and Emmalee Brill, both of Hibbing, Andrew Brill, Ironwood, MI, Autumn Brill, Duluth, MN, and Makenzie Brill, Grand Forks, ND, his stepmother, Linda Brill, Superior, WI, siblings, Amy (Mike) Ribaudo, and Chris (Courtney) Perala, both of Superior, WI, and Cari (Andrew) Paulson, Foxboro, WI, granddaughter, Amber Brill, Ironwood, MI, mother and father in-law, Nancy and Gerald Sebesta, many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Amberlee Brill, father, Garry Brill Sr., paternal grandparents, Bill and Virginia Brill, and his maternal grandparents, Gordy and Harriet Nys.

Funeral services for Poncho will be 1:00 pm, Friday, June 18, 2021 at the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing.  The Rev. Chris Champion will officiate.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the 1:00 pm memorial at the funeral home on Friday.  Interment will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery of Hibbing.  Arrangements are with the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing.

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Friday, June 18, 2021

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Dougherty Funeral Home Hibbing

2615 1st Ave, Hibbing, MN 55746

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Memorial Service

Friday, June 18, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Dougherty Funeral Home Hibbing

2615 1st Ave, Hibbing, MN 55746

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