Roger Arthur Brinkmann, 83, of Fairbury, died on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at Bryan Medical Center East, Lincoln.
He was born on Nov. 21, 1929, in Washington County, Ill. He moved from Illinois in his 20s. He worked 18 years for Bauer Brothers Dairy Farm near Gladstone, Neb., before working at the Endicott Clay Products, retiring in 2009.
He married Irella Weishahn on July 14, 1974, at Grace Lutheran Church, in Fairbury. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and ushered for many years.
He enjoyed bowling, visiting with friends, being with family, country and instrumental music, square dancing and working in the garden. In his younger years he enjoyed pheasant hunting.