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Gary L. Brinkmann

June 12, 1967 — December 3, 2023

Waterloo, IL

Gary L. Brinkmann, 56, of Waterloo, IL, died December 3, 2023, in St. Louis, MO. He was born June 12, 1967, in Red Bud, IL.

 He is survived by his wife Debra Brinkmann (nee Bradley); children Joshua Brinkmann (Christy Torrey) and Tyler Brinkmann (Erika Lloyd); 15 brothers and sisters Dona (Larry) Toenjes, Lee (Linda) Birkner, Linda (Gerald) Grahlherr, Gary (Patty) Birkner, Patty (Kevin) Brinkmann, Fay (Gary) Skaer, Dale Birkner, Marilyn Brinkmann, Keith (Dede) Brinkmann, Kathleen (Curt) Middendorf, Nora (Tim) Hartmann, Tom (Tammy) Brinkmann, Gail (Benny) Cockrell, Louis (Tammy) Birkner, and Carl Birkner; mother-in-law Mary Bradley; brother-in-law Jim Bradley Jr.; sisters-in-law Michelle (Don) Voegtle, Stacy (Paul) Poepper, Krista (Terrance) Doss; and many nieces; nephews; and cousins.

 He is preceded in death by his parents Jacob J. Brinkmann & Anetha (nee Bequette) Birkner; sister Theresa Birkner; step father Leo Birkner and father-in-law James C. Bradley Sr..

 Gary was a member of SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church and Carpenters Local #662. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed fishing, boating, and spending time with his family and friends.

 

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 

ALS Association of Greater St. Louis

or Family Wishes

 

Visitation:

 3 PM to 8 PM Friday, December 8, 2023 at Quernheim Funeral Home

 8 AM until 9:30 AM Saturday at Quernheim Funeral Home

 

Funeral Mass:

 10 AM Saturday, December 9, 2023 at SS Peter & Paul Church in Waterloo, IL

 Father John Igwe C. M. and Deacon Tom Helfrich officiating

 Interment at SS Peter & Paul Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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Visitation

Friday, December 8, 2023

3:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Saturday, December 9, 2023

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Saturday, December 9, 2023

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204 W Mill St, Waterloo, IL 62298

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