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 Leo John Brinkman

Leo John Brinkman

Ashkum, Iroquois County, Illinois, USA
Death 22 Feb 1997 (aged 79)
Clifton, Iroquois County, Illinois, USA
Burial Ashkum, Iroquois County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 100000356 · View Source
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Leo John Brinkman, 79, of Ashkum, died Saturday (Feb. 22, 1997) at Central
Community Hospital, Clifton.

Visitation will be from 4:30-8 p.m. Tuesday at Knapp Funeral Home, Clifton, and
from 10 a.m. Wednesday until the 11 a.m. services at Zion Lutheran Church,
Ashkum, where he was a member. The Rev. Paul Uhl will officiate.

Burial will be in Ashkum Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to his church or Carle Hospital Cancer Unit in Urbana.

He was born Nov. 4, 1917, in Ashkum, the son of Sefert and Nettie Bull Brinkman.

Mr. Brinkman retired in 1966, from farming the Ross farm. He had also worked
four years at Bradley Roper Corporation and after worked for the Illinois State
Highway Garage, retiring in 1984.

Surviving are his wife, the former Eloise Saathoff, whom he married Oct. 11,
1941, in Ashkum; three sons and daughters-in-law, Duane and Lori Weise Brinkman
of Kentland, Ind., Daryl and Ann Brinkman of Huntsville, Ala., and Donald and
Judy Brinkman of Ashkum; three daughters and sons-in-law, Diane and Dennis
Poskin and Dawn and Edward Koets, all of Ashkum and Donna and Rodney Chamness of
Chatsworth; one sister, Marie Beland of Watseka; 14 grandchildren; one

Three brothers, Lloyd, August and Roy are deceased.

He enjoyed fishing.

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