CAMP POINT, Ill. -- Gladys J. Brink, 65, of Camp Point, died at 10:10 a.m. Sunday (April 28, 2013) at her home after a courageous battle with cancer. Born Dec. 9, 1947, in Quincy, Gladys was the daughter of George and Delores Wiewel Gunn. Gladys was a member of St. Bridget Catholic Church in Liberty. She graduated from John Wood Community College School of Nursing with a degree in nursing in December of 1995. She was employed at the Western Illinois Department of Corrections in Mount Sterling as a licensed practical nurse for 10 years. Surviving are her fiance', Tom Cramsey of Camp Point; five children, Brian Brink of Cambridge, Brenna Brink (Jeff Kindhart) of Clayton, Chad Cramsey (Mandy) of Quincy, Tim Cramsey of LaGrange, Mo., and Emma Cramsey of Quincy; four grandchildren, Emalee Brink and Logan Brink of Cambridge, and Kylee and Kaydee of Quincy; two brothers, Wendell Gunn (Mary) of Belfair, Wash., and Allen Gunn (Gloria) of Royce City, Texas; a sister, Jeanne Gilbert (John) of O'Fallon, Mo.; her special beloved dog, Tang; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Marvin Gunn; a sister, Darlene McReynolds; a brother-in-law, Vernon McReynolds; a niece, Shannon Lewis; and a lifetime family friend, Charles Heinecke. SERVICES: 9:30 a.m. Friday prayer service will be in the Lummis Hamilton Funeral Home in Camp Point with a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in St. Thomas Catholic Church in Camp Point, by the Rev. Steve Thompson. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Camp Point. VISITATION: 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday in St. Thomas Catholic Church in Camp Point. MEMORIALS: Gladys Brink Memorial Fund. ARRANGEMENTS: Lummis-Hamilton Funeral Home, Camp Point WEBSITE: www.hamiltonfuneralhomes.net
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from May 1 to May 3, 2013