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Regina Virginia Engler Brinkmann 1871-1956


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 6/17/2013 at 21:01:57

Mrs. John Brinkmann Dies at 85
Mrs. John (Regina [Virginia]) Brinkmann, 85, a resident of Emmet county since 1910, died at Holy Family Hospital about 9:10 a.m. today following a stroke.

Mrs. Brinkmann had been bedfast since the latter part of July of this year, due to a stroke.

Survivors include two sons, Alvin and Joe, both of rural Estherville and nine grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband in March of 1943 and by an infant son.

Funeral arrangements are not complete but will be carried in tomorrow’s Daily News. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, December 7, 1956)

Last Rites Set for Mrs. Brinkmann
Funeral services for Mrs. John (Regina) Brinkmann, 85, of rural Estherville will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick’s church. The Rev. Father Duhigg will officiate and burial will be at St. Patrick’s cemetery.

A rosary service will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday at Sternborg Funeral Home.

Mrs. Brinkmann died about 9:10 a.m. yesterday at Holy Family Hospital of a stroke. She had been bedfast at the home of her son, Alvin, since July 23, when she suffered her first stroke.

Mrs. Brinkmann was born June 10, 1871, at Joliet, Ill., where she lived until 1881. She then moved with her parents, to Early, Ia., where she met and later married John A. Brinkmann. Their wedding date was Oct. 28, 1896.

In 1910 the Brinkmanns moved to Emmet county and started farming between Estherville and Wallingford. The family has lived on the same farm since that time and it is now being farmed by one son, Alvin, following the death of the elder Mr. Brinkmann in March 1944.

In addition to Alvin, another son, Joe, also of rural Estherville, survives. There are also nine grandchildren surviving. A third son died at the age of seven months. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, December 8, 1956)


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