On Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, a memorial procession for Reed City Fire Captain Shawn Brimmer passed throughout dowtown Reed City and finished up in front of Reed City High School. Brimmer died Dec. 16, 2021 from a medical emergency while on duty for the Mecosta County Sheriff's Department. For over 20 years, Brimmer served in law enforcement, working for several different agencies before beginning with the Mecosta County Sheriff's Office in March 2013. There, see served in the Corrections Division, working in the jail for six years before being assigned to court security in October 2019. Brimmer also joined the Reed City Fire Department in 2009, where he rose to the rank of Captain.