Mildred I. Brinkman, 81, Nevada, passed away at her residence on Saturday, April 14, 2012, following a brief illness. She was born on June 29, 1930, in Wichita, Kan., to Clarence Bonnett and Anna Getty Bonnett.
Mildred grew up on a farm near Bronaugh, Mo., and graduated from Bronaugh High School in 1948. She lived and worked in Kansas City, Mo., for more than 50 years and came back to Nevada in 1998. Mildred worked at a call center in Kansas City for 13 years.
Survivors include one daughter, Linda Bigelow, Nevada; four grandchildren; and a sister, Evelyn Reeves, Parsons, Kan. She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Douglas Brinkman.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 17, at Newton Burial Park in Nevada, with the Rev. Mike Satterlee officiating. Friends may call now until 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, at Ferry Funeral Home.
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