Gerald “Jerry” Brincks, 71, of Decorah, died Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Gundersen Medical Oncology Center in La Crosse, Wis. A Celebration of Life service is at 11 a.m. Friday, June 14, at Shelter Area One – Phelps Park in Decorah, with Rev. Chad Huebner officiating. Friends may visit with the family beginning at 9:30 a.m. Friday, one and one half hours before the service at Phelps Park Friday. Following the Celebration of Life, we invite you to stay for a casual picnic in the park in celebration of Jerry's love of the outdoors.

Gerald John Brincks was born April 28, 1948, in Ossian, the son of Anton and Matilda (Kipp) Brincks.

Jerry owned his own refrigeration business and later worked for Iowa Roto Cast Plastics, where he was the head of maintenance and safety. He also worked part-time for the Oneota Golf and Country Club (where he was a member) mowing and caring for the greens as well as working part-time at Toppling Goliath Brewery. He retired in 2013.

He was united in marriage to Jeanne Pecinovsky May 25, 2001. They made their home in Decorah until his death. Jerry loved all sports, especially racquetball and golf; all outside activities; and afternoons with his dear friends.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Jeanne Pecinovsky; his son, Arron (Tami) Brincks of Calmar; his son, Mark (Deborah) Brincks and their child Rachel of Lake Forest, Calif.; his son, Scott (Karen) Brincks and their children Kylie and Cole of Richmond, Va.; his daughter, Sarah (Dennis) Kimiri and their children Donovan and Sierra of Mason City; his brothers and sisters: Kathy Walz, Mary Ann Martin, Jim (Elaine) Brincks, Jeanne (Gerry) Tieskotter, Tony (Marilyn) Brincks and Donnie (Joyce) Brincks; and a brother-in-law, Hank Best.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Anton and Matilda (Kipp) Brincks; brothers and sisters: Virgil Brincks, Gerv Brincks, Betty Best and Arlene Lansing; and brothers-in-law: Ron Walz, Harry Martin and Lawrence Lansing.
Fjelstul Funeral Home in Decorah is serving the family.

Online condolences may be made at fjelstul.com.