|Birth: ||Dec. 28, 1912|
|Death: ||Apr. 30, 2010|
Lake City – Mina Brinker, 97, died Friday, April 30, 2010 at Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City. Funeral services were held Monday, May 3rd at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City with Rev. John Swoyer officiating and burial was in the Carnarvon Cemetery.
Mina Mae Little was born December 28, 1912 in Anna, Illinois to Everett and Anna Little. On December 11, 1928 she was united in marriage to Laurence Brinker at the Wheatland Presbyterian Church located near Breda. To this union three children were born: Morgan, Norma and Lenor.
Throughout their lives the couple farmed in the Wall Lake, Auburn, Lake City and Fonda areas. Upon retirement, they moved back to Lake City until 1977 when Laurence was stricken with Alzheimer's disease, at which time they moved to Smithville, MO near the home of their son, Morgan and his family. In 1982 they moved to Boone, IA near their daughter Norma and her family. At that time Laurence entered the Ledges Manor Nursing Home, where he remained until his death in 1990. Mina remained in Boone, where she enjoyed activities at the Augustana Lutheran Church, of which she was a member. Mina remained in Boone until December 1, 2005 when she became a resident of Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City.
Mina was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Laurence; son, Morgan; granddaughter, Linda Brinker Palmer; son-in-law, David Doering; sister, Vernice Janssen; and brothers, Lloyd Johnson and Nolan Johnson. She is survived by her daughters, Norma (Herman) Ninneman of Boone and Lenor Doering of Georgetown, TX; daughter-in-law, Helen Brinker of Pharr, TX; 11 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Edna Huff of Lake View; and many nieces and nephews.
Laurence J. Brinker (1908 - 1990)*
Immanuel Presbyterian Cemetery
Created by: A.A.Hinz
Record added: May 20, 2010
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