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April 20, 1928 ~ September 29, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old
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Robert Lyle Brinkman, 95, of Puyallup, WA passed away quietly at Swedish Hospital on September 29, 2023. His children Greg and Nancy were by his side. He was blessed to have his daughter Pam live with him the last two weeks of his life.
All are welcome at the church and graveside service. The memorial service will be held on Friday, November 10th, from 10:00 – 11:00 at Sunrise Baptist Church, 12115 Shaw Rd E, Puyallup, WA and a short graveside service will be held at Tahoma National Cemetery, 18600 SE 240th St. in Kent, WA at 12:30 PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials be made to a charity of your choice in Robert Brinkman’s name.
Robert and his wife Mavis were together in marriage for 66-1/2 wonderful years. They married January 6, 1955. Their travels during his 20-year career with the Air Force took them many places around the Western US and included 1-1/2 years in Taiwan. Robert was a proud Vietnam Veteran.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Mavis, and his parents and siblings. Robert left behind his children, Wayne Brinkman of St. Louis, MO, Greg Brinkman of Tacoma, WA, Nancy Kido (Paul) of Des Moines, WA and Pamela Brinkman of Guyton, GA, He had 10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, one great-great grandson and many bonus grandchildren.
Bob still had the smile that we know and love on his face when he left for the operating room.