Lester J. Brink
1929 - 2013
Kassly Mortuary
9900 St. Clair Avenue
Fairview Heights, IL
Lester Brink

Lester J. Brink, 84, of Fairview Heights, Ill., born Feb. 8, 1929, in Quincy, Ill., died Monday, May 6, 2013, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Ill.

Lester was a graduate of Notre Dame High School, Quincy, Ill. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and former member of St. Albert the Great Church. Lester worked for Local No. 309 in Collinsville, Ill. He loved painting, fishing and gardening.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia R., nee Garland, Brink; his two sons, Douglas R and John A. Brink; his daughter-in-law, Charlotte M. Brink; his parents, Joseph and Helen, nee Bockhold, Brink; and his two brothers, Richard and Kenneth Brink.

Surviving are his six children, David J. (Robyn) Brink of Okawville, Ill., Dean M. Brink of Millstadt, Ill., Tom A. (Cheryl) Brink of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Anthony J. (Kathy) Brink of Troy, Ill., Diane L. Brink of O'Fallon, Ill., and Mary Ann (Larry) Hagen of Troy, Ill.; his daughter-in-law, Sherry Brink of Fairview Heights, Ill.; 16 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice or American Heart Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.kasslyfuneral.com.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2013, at Kassly Mortuary, Fairview Heights, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral procession to leave at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, May 10, 2013, from Kassly Mortuary, Fairview Heights, Ill., for a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Fairview Heights, Ill., with Father Ray Schultz officiating. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2013 at Calvary Cemetery, Quincy, Ill.

KASSLY MORTUARY, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published by Belleville News-Democrat on May 8, 2013.
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Our thoughts and prayers are with the Brink family in their time if loss.
Walter & Vickie ford
May 9, 2013
May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.
American Heart Association
May 8, 2013
Dear Diane, Tony & Brink Family, I am sorry for your loss and wish you heart warming memories full of good times and laughter. With Sincere Sympathy. Bridget
Bridget Juen
May 8, 2013
I remember the times spent at your house and how kind your parents were to me. I will keep your family in my prayers. Take care and God bless.
Shara Maxwell Nichols
May 8, 2013
Dear Grandpa G.G. You have always been the best Grandfather and Great Grandpa , we kids could have ever wished for. You will always be in our hearts and prayers. Loving you forever and always.Thank you Grandpa GG. Love from all your Grand and Great , Grandkids.
May 8, 2013
We love you Dad and we will miss you . God Bless you.
May 7, 2013
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