Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society. Phyllis Brinkmann, of St. Charles, Missouri, died on Saturday, August 29, 2009 at the age of 83. Loving wife of Floyd A. Brinkmann; dear daughter of the late Roy L. and Mary E. Gemmill; devoted mother of Donna Brinkmann, Carol (Steven) Brown, Christie (Roland) Hart, David (Lisa) Brinkmann, and step-son Terry (Angel) Brinkmann; cherished grandmother of 11 and great-grandmother of 6; dear sister of Lloyd (Janie) Gemmill, Preston (Reva) Gemmill, Helen (Ed) Wineholt, Doris Gemmill, Glenn (Lenabelle) Gemmill, Dorothy (Terry) Bacon, and the late Ethyl Gemmill and the late Evans Gemmill. She was a beloved cousin, aunt and friend to all who knew her. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, bowling, and was a Girl Scout Leader for many years.