Mrs Ella Brinckmann, who would have
been 92 years old next Sunday, grandmother of Mrs. William Espencheid,
Jr. Mt Vernon, died early Monday (3 Sep
1945) in an Evansville nursing home.
She had made her home with her grandmother and family for almost
three years coming to Mt.Vernon from Michigan City, In., her alert mind and her warm genial
affection for humanity endeared her to her adopted community.
The deceased's husband, Robert Brinckmann,
grocer, died in 1916.
Mrs. Brinckmann entered an Evansville hospital from the Espencheid
home on July 19. Since leaving the hospital she had resided in an Evansville nursing home.
The body has been moved from Weisinger
Funeral Home in Mt.Vernon to Hummer Funeral Home at Michigan City. The funeral service will be
conducted at Wednesday at the Hummer chapel. Burial will be in Greenwood cemetery at Michigan City.
Surviving are three sons, Arthur, Hammond, Ind.; Leonard,
Milwaukee, and Carl, Angola, Ind; four grandchildren
and three great-grandchildren; three brothers, John and Louis Pitch, Michigan
City, and Charles Pitch, Salem, Ore; and two sisters, Mrs. Charlotte Harbert and Mrs J. G. Schuster,