LOIS J. BRINK, 84 passed away
Sunday Sept 2, 20012 at the GibsonGeneralHospital in Princeton.
She was born September 23,
1927 in Keokuk,
Iowa to Carl and Freda (Melin)
She retired in 1995 from LincolnTrailCollege in Robinson IL, where she was Dean of Nursing.
She was a graduate of Keokuk
High School, Iowa Wesleyan College and University of Evansville where received her masters degree in nursing. She taught nursing at University of Evansville, OlneyCentralCollege and then at LincolnTrailCollege. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church
where she served as elder, deacon and on the stewardship committee. She was a
member of the Tourist Club, Tri Kappa, P.E.O., Gibson County Medical Alliance,
Auxiliary of the American Osteopathic Association and Indiana Osteopathic
Association, where she was a recipient of the Frances Jules Warner Award, the
highest honor given to a member of the auxiliary. She was a member of the Sigma
Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and
Pi Beta Phi Sorority at Iowa Wesleyan and a hospice volunteer.
She is survived by her loving husband Bruce C. Brink Sr. of Patoka; 4 children,
Bruce C. Brink Jr. (Becky) of Princeton; Carol Young (Harry) of Hatfield, IN;
Sue Lemmon (Richard) of Corydon, IN; Jane Ann Rogers (Tony) Patoka; 9
grandchildren, Jaleigh, Parker, Raleigh, Katherine,
Kristine, Freda, Zachary, A.J. and Leslie, 5 great grandchildren and several
nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and sister
Mary Jo Stafford.
Funeral services will be Friday
Sept. 7, 2012 at the First
Presbyterian Church 204 S. Hart St. Princeton, with Rev. Gene Gladney officiating.
Visitation will be from 4
until Thursday at the Colvin
Funeral Home in Princeton and Friday from
until service time at the church.