Obituary of Alberta (Brink) Gould
Alberta (Brink) Gould, 95, of Morenci, died March 30, 2020, at her home surrounded by her children. She was born August 15, 1924, in Morenci, the daughter of the late John Henry and Lillie Maye (Marzolf) Brink. She married Jay Roy Gould on April 22, 1940, in Defiance, OH, and he preceded her in death on January 21, 2019.
A lifelong resident of Morenci, Alberta attended Morenci Area Schools and served her family as a loving homemaker. She was an active lifetime member of her neighboring Morenci Sportsman Club and formerly belonged to the 4-H Project Mothers and the Stateline Hustlers 4-H club. She attended the Weston United Methodist Church. She enjoyed playing bingo, loved doing puzzles, and was an avid bowler, bowling at Mor-N-C Lanes until the age of 83. She also enjoyed frequent trips to northern Michigan to vacation at the family cabin.
Surviving Alberta are her children, Joyce (Kenneth) Johnson of Sand Creek, MI, Larry (Joan) Gould of Morenci, Judy (Dave) Collier of Freeland, MI, Barbara (Tim) Johnston of Tipton, Nancy Munk of Haslett, MI, Bonnie (Merlin) Zuvers of Morenci, Alan Gould of Morenci, and Becky (Phillip) Schermerhorn of Morenci; a sister, Nina Shank of McComb, OH; 21 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great grandchildren; brother-in-law, Paul Woodside of Adrian; sister-in-law, Phyllis Lanesey of Holland, MI; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, Jay and her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers and sisters, John Leo Brink, Marion Brink, Eva Dodge, Leslie Brink, Irene Forrest, Geraldine Woodside, Duane Brink, and Donald Brink; great granddaughter, Emily Munk; and son-in-law, Dale Munk.
A celebration of life for Alberta will be held on Saturday, August 15, 2020, from 1 - 3 p.m. with a memorial service starting at 1:30 p.m. at the Morenci Sportman Club with Rev. Bill Van Valkenburg officiating.
Memorial contributions in honor of Alberta can be made to the Morenci Sportsman Club, Hospice of Lenawee, or to Weston United Methodist Church. Friends can share memories and words of comfort with the family online at www.eaglemarryfuneralhome.com
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