Clipped From Freeport Journal-Standard
Mrs. Miles Brinker DURAND - Mrs. Miles (Martha) Brinker of Rockford, formerly of Durand, dted Saturday night in St. Anthony Hospital, Rockford, following a brief illness. Mrs. Brinker, employed by the West End Library at Rockford, was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Davis. Born March 15, 1900, in Rock City, she was the daughter of Henry and Louisa Beckmeier. She was married to Miles Brinker Feb. 21, 1923. Surviving are her husband; a son, Earl of Rockford; a daughter, Mrs. Beulah Montgomery of Phoenix, Ariz.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, David of Freeport; and a sister, Mrs. Pauline Nath of Pecatonica. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in St. Paul Church. The Rev. A. C. Onasch, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 tonight at McCorkle Funeral Home, Durand, where a prayer service will be held at 8. A memorial fund has been established for the church.