Edwin B. Brincks
February 16, 1922 ~ January 8, 2012
Edwin B. Brincks, age 89, of New Hampton, IA, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2012 at New Hampton Nursing and Rehab Center in New Hampton with his family by his side. Edwin Bernard Brincks was born on February 16, 1922 to Bernard and Susie (Weber) Brincks in Ossian, IA. He attended country school near Ossian. Edwin helped on the family farm and also hired out to their neighbors. On November 10, 1947 Edwin was united in marriage to Elizabeth Ann Gilbert at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in New Hampton. The couple purchased a farm near New Hampton where they raised their seven children. Edwin also worked for Stolz Construction and McGrath Implement. He enjoyed playing cards and spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a member of Holy Family Parish-St. Mary’s Center and the Knights of Columbus. Edwin is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Elizabeth; his children, Linda (Tom) Sauer of Troy Mills, IA, Robert (Betty) Brincks, Ron Brincks, both of New Hampton, Karen (Tom) Oberg of Moline, IL, Dewey (Mary) Brincks of Lawler, Jerry (Julie) Brincks of Melcher, IA and Donna (Richard) Houser of New Hampton; 19 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Edna Huinker of Decorah and Rita (LaVerne) Bushman and one brother Richard (Evelyn) Brincks both of Ossian. He was preceded in death by his parents Bernard and Susie Brincks; four brothers, Bill, Alphonse, Cletus and Gregory in infancy; three sisters, Agnes Langreck, Lorraine Weiglein and Matilda Hackman and one granddaughter, Kelli Sauer. Cemetery: Burial will at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family. with a 4:00pm scriptural wake service and a 5:00pm Knights of Columbus rosary at Conway-Markham Funeral Home in New Hampton. Visitation will continue at the funeral home one hour prior to the funeral mass on Thursday. at Holy Family Parish-St. Mary’s Center with Father Mark Osterhaus celebrating the mass.