Monday, January 17, 2022 2:53 PM
Dennis A. Brinkman, 68, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, at his residence.Mr. Brinkman was a 1971 graduate of Ayersville High School in Defiance, OH. He was retired from the Indiana State Fire Marshall Office. He went to work for the The U.S. Marshall’s office at the Federal Building in Fort Wayne. He was born on May 5, 1953, in Defiance, OH, to Lester and Ruth Annabelle Desgrange Brinkman. He married Julie A. Scheiber on Aug. 17, 1991. She survives. Additional survivors include four sons, Jered A. (Jessica) Brinkman, of Andrews, Daniel J. (Jen) Horn, of Huntington, Matthew T. Horn, of Huntington, and Michael A. (Clarissa) Horn, of Huntington; one daughter, Laura M. (Justin) Hosler, of Huntington; a brother, Gary (Janet) Brinkman, of Waverly, OH; four sisters, Ellen (Edward) Snyder, of Fort Wayne, Lois (Dave) Brown, of Defiance, OH, Judi (Bud) Clymer, of Findley, OH, and Bonnie (Ken) Loch, of Findley, OH; and 16 grandchildren. Calling will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, from 1 to 3 p.m., at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, Huntington. A funeral service will immediately follow. A private interment will take place at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Huntington County Humane Society or Huntington County Cancer Society, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750. Online condolences may be made to mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com.