Robert BrinkRobert O. Brink, 98, Horace passed away Thursday, June 16, 2011 at Villa Maria Nursing Home, Fargo.
Robert O. Brink, 98, Horace passed away Thursday, June 16, 2011 at Villa Maria Nursing Home, Fargo.
Robert was born June 16, 1913 in Fargo, North Dakota to Ole and Mattie (Adsero) Brink. Robert grew up in Horace, graduating from Moorhead High School. After graduation, Robert went to work on the family farm in Horace. He continued helping on the family farm until he was 88.
Robert married Irene (Trom) on November 27, 1923, in Breckenridge, MN. To this union, 2 children were born, Russell (Karen), Karen (Dennis) Fenske.
Robert was very active in the Lions Club, Sons of Norway, Horace Lutheran Church Choir, Horace Fire Board, Stanley Township Board; he was a charter member of the Senior Center, and Horace School Board. Robert was a proud Norwegian. He enjoyed volunteering throughout his community. He enjoyed music, playing the accordion in Ole’s Octet. Robert and his wife Irene helped organize the square dancing group in Horace.
Robert is survived by his children, 4 grandchildren, Scott, Tim, Jeff (Kristi), and Tamara (Bryce) Dunford, 6 greatgrandchildren, Samantha, Austin, Tyler Dunford, Mattie, Kaitlyn, and Elijah Brink. He is also survived by his many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, wife, 3 brothers, Clifford, Oscar, Victor, and 4 sisters, Clara, Mabel, Florence, Olga.
Robert’s family would like to thank the staff of Villa Maria Nursing Home and Hospice of the Red River Valley for the kind support and care they showed to Robert during his time there.
There will be a prayer service at 7:00 P.M. on Sunday, June 19 in Boulger Funeral Home with visitation starting at 5:00 P.M.
The funeral service will be held on Monday, June 20 at 10:00 A.M. in Horace Lutheran Church with visitation starting at 9:00 A.M.
Please feel free to sign the online guestbook at ww.boulgerfuneralhome.com.