Brianne Tiffany Roelfs of Commerce Township, Mich., passed away on Sept. 5, 2011, as a result of a vehicle accident. She was 25 years old.


Brianne Tiffany Roelfs of Commerce Township, Mich., passed away on Sept. 5, 2011, as a result of a vehicle accident. She was 25 years old.
She was born on June 24, 1986, in Omaha, Neb., to parents Ronald E. Roelfs and Donna S. Sprinkel Roelfs.
Following her 2004 graduation from Lakeland High School, Brianne continued her education at Ferris State University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in forensics biology.
Brianne was active in International Order of Rainbow Girls in Michigan and The Ferris State chapter of Delta Zeta. Brianne was employed at Emergent Bio Solutions in Lansing. Brianne will be remembered as a devoted daughter, loving sister and amazing friend, who touched many lives and will be missed by all.
In addition to her parents Ronald and Lisa Roelfs, Brianne is survived by brothers Trevor (Valene) Roelfs, Norma Roelfs and Jason Stratton; niece Grace Stratton; grandparent Fred (Sharon) Roelfs of McPherson, Phyllis Crandall and Elizabeth McCracken.
Brianne was preceded in death by her mother Donna S. Sprinkel Roelfs and her grandparents, Alvin and Alma Strunk.
Brianne also is survived by her many aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends.
A memorial service was conducted on Sept. 8, 2011, at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home in Milford Mich., with memorials to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309.