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Camilla Brink

Emmetsburg, Iowa


January 25, 2021
Emmetsburg, Iowa


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Martin-Mattice Funeral Home - Emmetsburg Obituary

In Loving Memory
Camilla A. Brink

Due to COVID-19 a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Camilla Ann Brink, 72, daughter of Dr. Raymond and Florence (Winkler) Brink, was born May 19, 1948 in Spencer, Iowa. After her family moved to Emmetsburg she attended Emmetsburg Catholic School where she graduated.  Following graduation, Camilla continued her education at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education.

Camilla taught for a few years before moving to San Antonio, Texas where she owned and operated a stationery and gift store for many years.
Camilla died at her home in San Antonio.  A private family service will be held at a later date with burial at St. John's Catholic Cemetery in Emmetsburg.  She was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her siblings, Mary E. Leddy of Omaha, Nebraska, Ann Bormann of Emmetsburg, Iowa, Ben Brink of Rock Rapids, Iowa and Robert Brink of Omaha, Nebraska.
Arrangements by Martin-Mattice Funeral Home

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Dr. Brink, Camilla’s father, was my boyhood doctor in Ayrshire. RIP Camilla.

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

My deepest sympathy to the Brink family. I was a high school classmate of Camilla’s and she made going to school each day fun and unpredictable. Rest In Peace dear friend. You will be missed.

Losing Camilla feels like losing a sister. We remained friends over 30 years. She was in our lives either at our house or hers or going out for birthdays, holidays, or just to have fun! We will miss everything about her! There are too many tales to tell here. I miss her terribly!
Love and condolences to her family. She loved all of you!

Have been a friend of Camilla's since they moved to Emmetsburg. The times I can recall laughing til I cried with her are numerous. Deepest condolences to the entire Brink family

Camilla is a dear member of the ECHS Class of 1966. We all grieve for her passing, and offer our sincerest sympathies to her sisters and brothers and other family.

My prayers and condolences to the Brink Family.

I had the honor of working for Camilla in the 90's at her Fine Stationer. She was very detailed and meticulous, very understanding, giving and very gifted in every aspect of the business. We learned alot from her. Her house was a beautiful masterpiece as well.

May she rest with the angels.Your beautiful memory will always live on. Gods blessings to your family.

Camilla was one in a million! Her fashion style and decorating style was so original that I couldn’t begin to figure out how to emulate it.
I remember sitting in a her Fontenelle Forest home years ago reading all of the wonderful notes her students and their parents had written in appreciation of her work.
I also remember a really fun New Years Eve where we celebrated dancing around her dining room table. The frivolity was obviously over the top! A candle started a small fire on a...

Dear Bob and Brink Family, My heart goes out to you and your family on the passing of your sister, Camilla. You have my heartfelt sympathy.