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Kevin Brinkmann dies at age 54

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Kevin A. Brinkmann, age 54 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Sunday, January 6, 2013.

He was born January 6, 1959 in St. Charles, Ill., to Ronald and Loraine (Knudsen) Brinkmann, both of whom preceded him in death.

Kevin was married to Kristi Brinkmann, who survives of Chesterton, Ind.

Kevin is also survived by his daughter, Paige Brinkmann of Chesterton, Ind.; and twins, Lauren and Ryan Palmore.

Kevin was the owner of Duneland Dips and was loved by all at Chestertonís European Market and Duneland Chamber of Commerce.

He was an area resident for nine years, coming from Orlando, Fla.

A Mass will be held in Kevinís honor on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 628 N. Calumet Ave., Chesterton, Ind. Cremation will be performed by Heritage Crematory, Portage, Ind.

Arrangements are being handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind. Online condolences may be left for the family at


Posted 1/9/2013