Lawrence Howard Brink was born November 24, 1924 near Platte, SD to John and Nancy (Westerhouse) Brink. He grew up and attended school in the Platte area. He joined the US Army serving during World War II. After serving his country he settled in Plankinton, working at Anderson Furniture where he met his wife of 61 years, Carol Faye Olson. In the early 1950’s he went to work for Standard Oil Company and served the Plankinton area for over 40 years. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, the VFW and American Legion.
He is survived by his wife Carol, his three children: Steve and wife Kathy, Mitchell; Judy Keller, Mitchell; David and wife Peggy, Farmington, MN; twelve grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and three brothers: Gerrit, Bob and Darold.
Lawrence was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, four sisters and an infant granddaughter.