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Duane G. Brinkmann

October 9, 1967 — April 15, 2017

Duane G.  Brinkmann, 49, of Waterloo, IL, died April 15, 2017, in St. Louis, MO. He was born October 9, 1967, in Red Bud, IL.

    He is survived by his wife Christy M. Brinkmann (nee Gilbert); children Katelyn Brinkmann, Nick Brinkmann, & Mary Brinkmann; sisters Donna (Ronald) Solich, Debbie Kuergeleis (Dale Aycock), & Dina (Brian) Nobbe; father-in-law Larry Gilbert; mother-in-law Delores (Jim) Patterson; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; nieces; nephews; great nieces; great nephews; aunts; uncles; cousins; great aunts; and great uncles.

    He is preceded in death by his parents Leroy Brinkmann & Shirley Brinkmann-Wittenauer; step-father Delbert Wittenauer; brothers Dennis and David Brinkmann; and brother-in-law James Kuergeleis.

    Duane was a member of St. Patrick's Church - Tipton, owner of Brinkmann Heating & Cooling, a member of Waterloo Chamber of Commerce, and former member of Sheet Metal Workers Local 268.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Duane G. Brinkmann Children's Fund

    3 PM to 8 PM Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
    8 AM until 9:15 AM Thursday Quernheim Funeral Home

Funeral Mass:
    10 AM Thursday, April 20, 2017 at St. Patrick Church  in Tipton, IL
        Father John Kizhakedan officiating
     at SS Peter & Paul Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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