Monday, July 15, 2013 7:59 AM
GLANDORF - Herbert Brinkman, 73, of Glandorf died at 6 a.m. Friday, July 5, 2013 at the Meadows of Kalida.
He was born Jan. 3, 1940 in Miller City to the late Richard and Beatrice M. (Rechtine) Brinkman.
He is survived by two brothers, Kenneth Brinkman of Kalida and Dennis Brinkman of Elida; two sisters, Mary Marguerite Miller of Ottoville and Vivian (Robert) Plescher of Ottawa; and many aunts and uncles and nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his step-father, Vincent Hedrick; a brother, Leo Brinkman; a brother-in-law, Donald Miller and a sister-in-law, Carol Brinkman.
Herb worked for Sanco in Fremont for nearly 40 years. He lived in the Fifth Street Group Home, Fremont and had previously lived in a group home in Helena. He enjoyed many hobbies and crafts and loved WWE Wrestling, The Ohio State Buckeyes, animals and trips to the zoo. Herb also enjoyed traveling and shopping. Herb was a loving man who, once he knew you, would never forget you. He always had a smile and hug for his family and friends, and truly loved to laugh and make his family and friends smile. He will be greatly missed by many, especially his friends and co-workers at Sanco and his best friend of 40 years, Mike Huffman.
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 8, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf. Father Tony Fortman officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by Love Funeral Home, Ottawa.
Condolences may be expressed at www.lovefuneralhome.com.