HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) – A funeral is scheduled for the late Houghton County Sheriff Brian “Slim” McLean on Saturday.
Visiting services for Sheriff McLean begin at 10:00 a.m., followed by funeral service at 2:00 p.m. at Michigan Tech’s Rozsa Center. The memorial service will also be broadcast live on the Rozsa Center Facebook page.
Sheriff McLean died at UP Health System Marquette on Monday evening, following an accident at his Houghton home on Saturday. He was 63 years old.
McLean served his community as a member of the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office for 34 years. In 1996 McLean became the Sheriff of Houghton County and to date was the longest serving sheriff in Houghton County with 26 years of service in the county.
Before Sheriff McLean’s death was his son, Alex; his parents; and his sister Kathy. Sheriff McLean is survived by his wife, Kelly, and children, Samuel McLean, of Chicago; and Katelyn (Alexandra Ciacco) McLean of Mound, Minnesota. He is also survived by a twin brother, Bruce (Lesley) McLean, of Houghton; and her sisters, Susan Turner, of Atlantic Mine; Cynthia McLean, of Houghton; and Amy O’Connell, of Dodgeville. Also, many aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
TV6’s Matt Price will also have a recap of commemorative events on TV6 Late News on Saturday.
The links below are for this week’s coverage of Sheriff McLean’s death and legacy, along with his full obituary:
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