|Birth: ||May 6, 1873|
|Death: ||Nov. 19, 1945|
William Samuel Brinkmeyer was born near Beaufort on May 6, 1873. On September 30, 1897, he married Mary Griefe, who preceded him in death on December 14, 1931. This union was blessed with four children; one son, Edwin, passed away on August 3, 1923. On January 15, 1938 he was united in marriage with Alice C. Brinkmeyer, widow of his brother Gustave, of Washington, who survives him.
Mr. Brinkmeyer was confirmed in the Methodist church at Leslie and remained a member until his death. For many years he lived at Leslie and then moved to Washington. The past several years, He resided on a farm near New Haven.
He suffered a stroke on Saturday morning, and without regaining consciousness passed away Monday morning, November 19th, at the age of 72 years.
He is survived by his wife Alice; two sons, Raymond and Harold; one daughter, Eleanor; three grandchildren; one half brother; two sisters and other near relatives.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 21st at Frietag's Funeral Home and thence to the Leslie Methodist church, where services were conducted by Rev. G. A. Prietz. Interment was in the church cemetery.
(newpaper obituary from the Alvin F. Rohlfing collection)
Mary H. Greife Brinkmeyer (1875 - 1931)
Edwin W. Brinkmeyer (1901 - 1923)*
Leslie United Methodist Cemetery
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Record added: Jan 27, 2011
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