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Brinkhuis, Jean -

Jean Brinkhuis

Martin - Jean Brinkhuis, of Martin passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the age of 95. Jean was born on December 9, 1923 in Beaver Dam, MI. She was the daughter of Cornelius and Nellie (VerHage) Wittingen. On October 2, 1951 she married Floyd Brinkhuis. She was a faithful member of the Martin Reformed Church. Jean is survived by her three children: Gary (Pat) Brinkhuis, of Martin; Mary (Gary) Teal, of Washington, MI; Carla (Tim) Eichler, of Martin; six grandchildren: Joe (Andrea) Brinkhuis, Jeff (Jen) Brinkhuis , Sara (Anthony) Cocco, Dane (Tiffany) Teal, Adam (Jackie) Dussia, and Aubrey (Casey) Richie; 11 great grandchildren: Calli, Addison, Easton, Reid, Adley, Chloe, Lydia, Davis, Logan, Jackson, and Jace. She is also survived by her siblings: Caroline Heidema, of Holland. She is preceded in death by her husband Floyd in 1987; three brothers: James Hop, Harvey Wittingen, and Richard Wittingen. The family will received friends on Tuesday from 4 to 7pm at the McCowen & Secord Family Funeral Home, Marshall-Gren Chapel, 120 S. Woodhams, Plainwell, MI (269-685-5881) The funeral was held on Wednesday at 11am at the Martin Reformed Church. She will be buried at the East Martin Cemetery.Please visit Jean’s webpage at www.mccowensecord.com where you can sign her guestbook, read her life story, and share a memory. Those who wish may make contributions to the Martin Reformed Church Building Fund.


McCowen & Secord Family Funeral Home