Delbert “Dell” U. Brinkerhoff, 91, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in St. George. He was born Aug. 31, 1925, in McCormick, Utah, to Wendell D. and Stella Ethel Hutchings Brinkerhoff.
He graduated from Millard High School in 1943. He was drafted and served his country during WWII as an M.P., he was honorably discharged in 1946. Dell was an avid outdoorsman, he loved baseball, and also coached Little League..
Dell married Janice Johnson in 1957, they later divorced. He then met and married the love of his life, Brigitte Rohling on Jan. 1, 1992. Dell and Janice had 4 children, Kerry, Michael, Debbie and Karen. Brigitte brought 4 daughters, Merrilynn, Cheryl, Elayne and Diana into their marriage. Brigitte and Dell were married for 25 years, their marriage was solemnized in the Las Vegas Temple on Aug. 4, 1995.
He is survived by his wife, Brigitte; his four children and four step-children; 13 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; sisters, Pearl (Junior) Robison, Golda (Dale) Allgood and Ginger (Larry) Mikesell; and brother, Fay (Wanda) Brinkerhoff. He will be greatly missed.
The family would like to thank the IHC nursing staff for their loving care and support.
- Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m. at the Spilsbury Mortuary Chapel, 110 S. Bluff, St. George.
- There will be a viewing prior to services Friday, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the mortuary.
- Interment will take place in the Tonaquint Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Spilsbury Mortuary, 435-673-2454.
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