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BRINKMAN, Virginia Maria (Howe) 1924-2010


Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 7/8/2010 at 13:42:11

Virginia Brinkman

Date Of Birth: December 20, 1924
Date Of Death: July 7, 2010

Virginia Brinkman, 85, of Charles City, died Wednesday, July 7, 2010, at her home.

Funeral services for Virginia Brinkman will be held 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church. Pastor David Werges will officiate. Burial will be 3:45 p.m. Saturday in Rose Hill Cemetery at Greene.

Friends may call at the Hauser Funeral Home in Charles City from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 12:30 p.m. until service time at the church on Saturday.

Virginia Maria Howe Brinkman was born December 20, 1924, in Butler County, the daughter of John and Alvina (Vala) Howe. She graduated from Greene High School in 1943. She taught country school south of Greene for a brief time. On January 25, 1945, she was united in marriage to Glen Brinkman at Greene. They farmed south of Charles City all of their lives.

Virginia was a member of Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church and Twisters Square Dance Club. She enjoyed music, dancing, camping, traveling and wintering in Texas. Family was always very important to Virginia with special interest in her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Virginia was born on a farm, grew up on a farm, raised her children on a farm and passed away at her home on the farm surrounded by her family.

Living family members include her husband, Glen of Charles City; four children, Dennis (Janice) Brinkman of Greene, Doug (Susan) Brinkman of North Potomac, Md., Jeanette Brinkman of Charles City and Jeanine Krueger of Floyd; four grandchildren, Ann (Brent) Carstensen, Josh (Bethany) Brinkman, Ryan (Kelly) Krueger and Kevin (Amy) Krueger; and five great grandchildren, Morgan, Ethan, Shane, Jenna and Hannah Krueger.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Robert Howe and a sister, Evelyn Jensen.

[Hauser Funeral Home obituary, July 8, 2010]


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