April 19, 2019


Cletus Brincks, 78, of Carroll, died Monday, April 15, 2019, at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, at St. John Paul II Parish-St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Carroll. The celebrant will be Father Shinoj Jose. Music will be by Kate Cuddy and the St. Lawrence Choir. Lector and cross bearer will be Phil Phillips. Gift bearers will be Alan and Bev Brincks. Eucharistic ministers will be Bonnie Danner, Michele Phillips and Lynette Lehrter. Casket bearers will be Cory Eischeid, Steve Hoffman, Keith Brincks, Kevin Brincks, Scott Brincks and Carl Brincks. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery in Willey.

Friends may call after 5 p.m. Monday at Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll where there will be a Christian Wake Service at 6:30 p.m. Visitation at the church will be from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Tuesday.

Online condolences may be left for the Brincks family at www.sharpfuneral.com.

Cletus was born on Aug. 17, 1940, at Willey, Iowa, a son of Joseph and Katherine (Hoffman) Brincks. He spent his younger years in the Willey area and later graduated from Kuemper Catholic Schools. In his younger years Cletus was a hog farmer and later farmed near Fonda until his retirement. He still stayed active in his farms and loved traveling the countryside looking at the crops. Cletus had a strong faith and was a member of St. John Paul II Parish-St. Lawrence Church.

Cletus is survived by his daughter, Annette Brincks, of Des Moines; granddaughter, Madison; siblings: Albert Brincks of Carroll, Ray (Ruth) Brincks of Carroll, Louise (Jack) Clark of Everly, Bonnie Anthofer of Carroll, Larry (Lynn) Brincks of Carroll, Marvin (Gloria) Brincks of Alta Vista and Dennis (Cindy) Brincks of Atlanta, Georgia; as well as many nieces, nephews, and other extended relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Julitta Behrens, Helen Tiefenthaler, Elsie Eischeid and Katherine Broich; and in-laws Theresa Brincks, Hank Broich, Ed Anthofer, Marvin Eischeid and Ervil Tiefenthaler.