|Birth: ||May 13, 1949|
|Death: ||Sep. 29, 1971|
Avoca Man Fatally Hurt as Car Rolls. . . Vietnam Vet
Weeping Water: A young Avoca man was killed early Wednesday morning in a one-car accident about one and one-half miles south of the Weeping Water spur on Nebraska HWY #50.
The victim was identified as Kenneth E. Brinkhoff, 22. The Cass County Sheriff's office said Brinkhoff's a recently returned Vietnam Veteran, apparently fell asleep at the wheel of the car. The Southbound vehicle struck a roadway leading to the highway, went into a field, flipped over and caught fire.
Funeral services will be at 2:00PM Friday at the First Lutheran Church in Avoca.
Survivors are his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Brinkhoff, Avoca: brothers, Darrel of Avoca and Keith of Lincoln; and sisters, Mrs. Bennie(Beverly)DeFreece of Lincoln and Mrs. Gerald(Donna Jean) Waller of Avoca.
Printed in the Lincoln Star Sept 30, 1971 - page 3.
Obituary page 29 - Lincoln Star - Sept 30, 1971
Kenneth E. Brinkhoff,22, Avoca, died Wednesday in a one-car wreck near Weeping Water, Ne. Member First Lutheran Church, Avoca; Veteran Vietnam. Survivors: parents, Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Brinkhoff, Avoca;brothers, Darrel, Avoca, Keith, Lincoln; sisters, Mrs. Bennie(Beverly) DeFreece, Lincoln, Mrs. Gerald(Donna Jean) Waller, Avoca.
Services 2PM Friday, First Lutheran Church, Avoca. The Rev. Orville Reeg. Burial: North Branch Cemetery. Hobson-Dorr Funeral Home Weeping Water.
Leonard Brinkhoff (1916 - 1990)
Wilma Brinkhoff (1919 - 1991)
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North Branch Cemetery
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Record added: Jul 12, 2010
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