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Monday, August 7th, 2006
Ken Brinkerhoff
Ken Brinkerhoff, 53, of Portland, Ind., died Aug. 4, 2006, at his residence. Death was due to an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
He was born Jan. 7, 1953, in Portland, to Calvin and Ruth Smith Brinkerhoff.
Survivors are two daughters, Beth Brinkerhoff and Sheri Miller, both of Portland; two brothers, Larry and David, both of Portland; and three grandchildren.
He was the owner of Brinks Auto Repair and Sales, Portland, and a member of Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 374 and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 928, both of Portland.
Per his request there is no calling or services. Arrangements are by Baird-Freeman Funeral Home, Portland.
Contributions can be made to the Jay County Humane Society.
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