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“To the families of Nancy Brinker.I bowled with her at Georgetown and enjoyed her very much.Had good times . ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Carol Goeglein - Woodburn, IN

“I have so many wonderful childhood memories of your mom and family. How many summers did we spend laughing & playing, having picnics and exploring...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Linda Grys - Villa Rica, GA

“Very sorry to learn about your mother. We're thinking about you all and how hard it must be for you having lost both parents in such a short time. ...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: John Brinker - Fountain, SC

“My thoughts and prayers go to Linda and the entire Brinker family. I am so sorry for you loss and hope you can find peace in knowing that your...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Andria Seip

“Bob and Nancy gave my family an incredibly warm welcome when we joined Messiah. They are both remembered fondly and missed as members. They welcomed...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Pat Stahlhut - Fort Wayne, IN

“Thinking about the loving legacy left by Aunt Nancy and all the beautiful memories of ball games, bbqs and blessings your parents created through the...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Chris McGee - Reedsburg, WI

“Your family's house was always a favorite place for me to be growing up. Your mom was always the "cool" mom! We got to do so many fun and exciting...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Jennifer Messmann - Huntertown, IN

“Mrs. Brinker was like a second mom to me growing up, she was always there for us. I have so many memories of all of the Brinkers. One of my favorite...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Barb Hall - Fort Wayne

Nancy A. Brinker, 83, passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Brookstone Assisted Living in Fayetteville, AR. Born in Rockford, IL, she lived in Fort Wayne, IN for almost 45 years. Nancy attended University of Illinois where she was a member of Phi Mu sorority as well as the P.E.O. sisterhood. An avid music lover, she won the state championship in flute for the State of Illinois in 1950s. Nancy was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, of almost 60 years. She and Robert were members of Messiah Lutheran Church. They cherished many things about Fort Wayne. Triangle Park was their favorite restaurant and you could find them there Saturday nights. Nancy had a loving heart and was devoted to her family. She always said "the best prayers come from Fort Wayne".

She is survived by her daughters, Linda Brinker, Chicago, Illinois; Laura Kent, Fayetteville, Arkansas, Lisa Maxwell and her spouse David Almire, Atlanta, Georgia; sons Scott Brinker, Ron Brinker and daughter-in-law Bonnie, Boston, Massachusetts; grandchildren Jackson Brinker and Phillip Kent.

A funeral service will be held Monday, March 12th at 2:00 pm, at D.O. McComb & Sons, Maplewood Park Funeral Home with Rev. Timothy Graham officiating with calling an hour prior to the service. Calling will be held Sunday, March 11th from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm at D. O. McComb & Sons, Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road. Burial will follow funeral service at Concordia Cemetery Gardens. Memorials may be made to Messiah Lutheran Church. To sign the online guest book, go to