HAVRE DAILY NEWS Friday, November 4, 2005

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EMILIE BRINKMAN

CHINOOK - Emilie Brinkman, 92, of Chinook died Friday, Oct. 28, 2005, of natural causes at Sweet Memorial Nursing Home.

A private memorial service was held Sunday.

Emilie was born March 10, 1913, near Wagner to John and Rose Brezina. She grew up and attended schools there.

On June 6, 1943, Emilie married Clair A. Brinkman in Fort Benton. They first lived on the family farm north of Chinook. A year later, they bought and moved to a farm southeast of Chinook. They later built a house in Chinook, where they raised their family.

Emilie had a kind and generous heart, love of animals and enjoyed her yard and plants. She also enjoyed collecting antiques, which included hundreds of old glass oil lamps.

Emilie was preceded in death by her husband, Clair, on June 22, 1999; parents; three sisters; and one brother.

Survivors include her sons, Ron (Jane) Brinkman of Great Falls, Dean (Carol) Brinkman of Billings and Jerry (Nickie) Brinkman of Chinook; grandchildren, Pat (Shannon) Brinkman, Treve (Jillian) Brinkman, Troy Brinkman and Brooke Brinkman, all of Great Falls, Jason (Rachelle) Brinkman of Bozeman, Jonathan Brinkman of Billings, Beau (Amber) Brinkman of Chinook and Terah (Garrett) Edmonds of Havre; five great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

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GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE Saturday, November 5, 2005

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Emilie Brinkman

CHINOOK - Emilie Brinkman, 92, a farm homemaker, died of natural causes Oct. 28 at a Chinook nursing home.

Private memorial services have taken place.

Survivors include three sons, Ron (Jane) Brinkman of Great Falls, Dean (Carol) Brinkman of Billings and Jerry (Nickie) Brinkman of Chinook; grandchildren Pat (Shannon) Brinkman, Treve (Jillian) Brinkman, Troy Brinkman and Brooke Brinkman, all of Great Falls, Jason (Rachelle) Brinkman of Bozeman, Jonathan Brinkman of Billings, Beau (Amber) Brinkman of Chinook and Terah (Garrett) Edmonds of Havre; five great-grandchildren; and nieces and phews.

Emilie was born March 10, 1913, to John and Rose Brezina. near Wagner, Mont., where Emilie grew up and attended school.

On June 6, 1943, she married Clair A. Brinkman in Fort Benton, Mont. Clair and Emilie first lived on the family farm north of Chinook. A year later, they bought and moved to a farm southeast of Chinook now known as Brinkman Farms. Clair and Emilie later built a house in Chinook, where they raised their three sons.

Emilie was known for her kind and generous heart, her love of animals and for enjoying her yard and plants. She also enjoyed collecting antiques, which included hundreds of old glass oil lamps.

She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clair, on June 22, 1999; her parents, three sisters and a brother.

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