William Brink

Posted by tb4

My Grandpa died this past week, I'm not really sure what to say about him except that he will be missed.

William L. Brink, age 79, of 1721 Willer Dr. North, died on Thursday, November 6, 2008 in Blessing Hospital. He was born on July 11, 1929 in Quincy, the son of Herbert & Agnes (Waterkotte) Brink. He married Katharine Domzalski on December 21, 1950 in St. Francis Catholic Church. She survives. William was a Union Carpenter for Local 189 until his retirement in 1991. He was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church. William liked to fish and hunt. He also enjoyed painting and sketching and was a skilled woodworker. William was a lifelong Cub fan. His greatest enjoyment was the time spent with his grandchildren and family. In addition to his wife, he is survived by: FIVE CHILDREN: Tom Brink of Indianapolis, IN; Mary Ellen Pfeifer and her husband Tony of Keokuk, IA; Linda Lipply and her husband Jon of Plymouth, IN; Jeanne Hill and her husband Mark of Quincy and Lori Nelson and her husband Andy also of Quincy. ELEVEN GRANDCHILDREN: David Brink and his wife Megan; Todd Brink and his wife Ashlye; Carrie Brink and Melissa Brink; Megan Pfeifer, Shawn Chain, Eric Chain, Erin Vonder Haar and her husband Justin; Joel Hill; Brendan Nelson; Katelyn Nelson. 1 Great-grandchild: Jacob Brink THREE SISTERS: Rita Koch; Mary Haistings and Bertie Freiburg. Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Herbert Brink, Jr. and a sister Ginny Bonness.


Anonymous said...

Sorry to hear that. Condolences.

From a fan of your site in the UK.

tb4 said...

Thank you for your condolences, and thanks for checking out my site.

Anonymous said...

My grandfather's name is William Brink as well. I am doing a bit of research and stumbled across this. I am sorry for your loss.