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Kolmer Memorial Cemetery
Wednesday April 19th, 2017
3:00pm - 8:00pm

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Duane G. Brinkmann

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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Duane will be missed. I know I haven't seen him in years but he was a wonderful young man. Keep him in your thoughts and prayers.

Linda Thode Ferguson Apr 20 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Christy and family,

Thinking of you at this time of your loss.
Love and hugs.


Marilyn Huddleston Apr 19 2017 12:00 AM

Christy and family, So sorry fir your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you and the kids.

Barbara and John Sahrhage Apr 18 2017 12:00 AM

To the Brinkmann Family,
So sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. God bless each one of you.
Jim and Joyce Russell

Joyce Krump Russell Apr 18 2017 12:00 AM

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A SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent on April 18, 2017

You will truly be missed by us all. -Fulford Homes

Expression of Sympathy Apr 18 2017 12:00 AM

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A DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was ordered on April 18, 2017

Expression of Sympathy Apr 18 2017 12:00 AM

Christy and family, I have no words to express the sadness we feel in the loss of Duane. Please know that we are thinking of you and your family and remembering all the fun times spent with Duane in his younger years. May God grand you comfort and peace as you go forward. We hope to see you at the funeral home on Wed.

Marvin and Carolyn Henry Apr 17 2017 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Apr 17 2017 12:00 AM

Christy, Katelyn, Nick, and Mary I am so sorry to hear about your Dad. I loved him very much.

Erin Apr 17 2017 12:00 AM

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A Dishgarden with fresh flowers was ordered on April 17, 2017

Expression of Sympathy Apr 17 2017 12:00 AM