Dora Mary Brinkman

April 19, 1926July 28, 2020

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Dora M. Brinkman, age 94, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020.

Beloved wife of the late Don Brinkman; loving sister of the late Eileen (the late Frank) Lacey, Brian (Mary) Bradley, Clifford (the late Gladys) Bradley, Peter (the late Angela) Bradley and Lionel Bradley; dear aunt to many nieces and nephews. Dora was a dear friend to her beloved Mullen family. Her memory will be cherished by many relatives and friends.

Dora’s funeral will be live streamed on Blake-Lamb’s Facebook page on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Please check the Blake-Lamb website at to find the link. In consideration of the safety of our guests and associates, Blake-Lamb Funeral Home will adhere to the current gathering restrictions in the State of Illinois, which allows 50 or fewer guests at services. Proper social distancing must be practiced and all guests will be required to wear face masks at all times. Thank you for your cooperation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to The American Cancer Society or to New Apostolic Church of America/USA. Interment Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery, Oak Lawn, IL. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Blake-Lamb Funeral Home. To leave an online condolence visit


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Lori King

August 14, 2020

Aunt Dora I will miss you but am confident that you were ready to go Home to be with the Lord and Uncle Don. We spoke recently and know that you were loved


Peter & Lionel Bradley

August 1, 2020

Sadly missed, our dear sister Dora, so many fond memories, thank you for the lovely times we have shared together. Until we meet again. Your loving brothers Peter and Lionel. God Bless x

Ann & Tony Slater

August 1, 2020

To our beautiful Auntie Dora.
We may be many miles away but you will always be close in our hearts.
Love you always xx

Pat Keevil

August 1, 2020

Dora, a dear Auntie and Sister. You were a gentle, kind and caring soul and will be greatly missed by all who knew you. Now it is time for you to join Uncle Don, together at last. So sad that we could not be there to say goodbye today. You will always have a special place in our hearts. Love from Pat, Barrie, Liam and your loving Brother Cliff. xxxx

Lynne & Dave Boniface

August 1, 2020

So honoured to have had Dora as my Auntie and Godmother, such a kind, caring and beautiful lady. As you go to join Uncle Don, Auntie Dora, know you are always in our hearts and in our thoughts. So many miles away but I know we will meet again one day.

Rosemary Bradley

August 1, 2020

Goodbye my beautiful Aunty, so sad that the family can't be there to say goodbye to you. With uncle Don again at last. ❤️ Love Rosemary, Louise, Ross, Kathryn and grandchildren xxx

Sue Edgin

August 1, 2020

Sue Edgin to Dora ‘s family and Fran, I am so sorry for your loss. She was the kindest and gentlest woman I have ever met. She was a blessing in my life, and I’ll miss her dearly.. I do know she is shining her love light on us now , because all is well with her soul .

Fran Evers

July 30, 2020

My deepest sympathy to the family and cherished friends of Dora.
She was a beautiful lady both inside and out, amazingly meticulous until the very end. I will miss my "adopted Mom", my sweet Dorie.
Til we meet again......

Fred & Caroline Pusch

July 29, 2020

Our sincere sympathies to her family and friends. Dora was a wonderful part of our church family, and will be missed.
Fred & Caroline Pusch

Dan & Patti Prendergast

July 29, 2020

Our sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Dora. She was a grand lady and will be missed by many....May she Rest In Peace and May the perpetual light shine upon her. Heaven just gained another angel.........