Margaret A. "Peggy" Brinkman

Oscoda, Michigan
January 25, 1928 - October 18, 2019

Service Location

Grace Lutheran Church - East Tawas, Michigan


A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at the Grace Lutheran Church in East Tawas,

Obituary Notice

Margaret A. “Peggy” Brinkman
Margaret “Peggy” Brinkman of Oscoda, MI, passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019 at her home, at age 91. She was born on January 25, 1928 in Calumet, MI, to the late Alfred and Lucille St. Germain (nee Evans). Peggy graduated from Calumet High School and later earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Adrian College in English Literature/Education. She married Dr. Harvey H. Brinkman on August 18, 1951 in Calumet, MI and worked as a teacher in Detroit until they moved to the Tawas area in the late 1950’s. They moved to Oscoda in 2003.
Peggy enjoyed throwing potlucks, as well as gardening, pinochle, photography, music, and traveling the country. She loved to explore and go to new places. Peggy is survived by her three sons, David Brinkman of Palm Springs, CA, Paul Brinkman of Oscoda, MI, John Brinkman of Oscoda, MI; her ten grandchildren, Justin, Jason, Toby, Korie, Myles, Emma, Nathan, Ricky, Megan and Seth; and two great-grandchildren, Xander and Alexis. Peggy is also survived by two nieces, Jean Story and Nancy (Montgomery) Asselin, and nephew Jim Story. In addition to her parents and husband, Dr. Harvey H. Brinkman, M.D., she was preceded in death by sister, Shirley Trucks.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at the Grace Lutheran Church in East Tawas, MI. Rev. Matthew Carpenter will officiate and interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery in East Tawas. Memorials may be directed to the church and you may offer condolences at


Grace Lutheran Church in East Tawas, MI


Greenwood Cemetery - East Tawas, Michigan


Sorry for your loss
— Willard Crabtree
Peg was a dear, sweet woman with whom I had the fun opportunity to play cards with once a month for several years! She was smart, funny, gracious and a perfect complement to her wonderful husband, Harvey! She was an asset to our community & will be missed!
— Betty Look
David, Paul and John we are sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. May you be comforted in knowing she is resting in heaven and rejoicing in its rewards.
— Dennis & Cheryl Frank
Dr. Brinkman delivered my first two children in Tawas Hospital he was a sweetheart rest in peace mrs. Brinkman
— Linda butts
Our condolences for the sons and family of Peggy. Your Mother was a lovely, kind women. May you know that she is has been joined with your Dad and her Father, God in heaven. Prayers.....
— Pete & Trisha Ward
I babysat David and Paul when you lived on Westover Street. Loved your folks. Church Valentine Party at your folks place such fun even when the power went out. I will never forget Peggy's sense of humor. Rest in peace dear Peg.
— Christine Huebner
So sorry for your loss, David & family.
Our thoughts & prayers are with you.
— Mike & Marsha (Richter) Herrick
You mom has been a big part of my life for MOST of my life. She will always be close to my heart💓 The blessing mom's best friend (for more than 60 years) is with her! All 4 of our parents are together! That warms my heart💓! God bless you, Dave, Paul & John👼🥀🕯
— Bill & Donna (Harwood) Deckett

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