VeteranJacob Rinker

Jacob Aaron Rinker Jr., 77, of Eureka, died at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 1997, at his residence.

He was born April 4, 1919, in Table Grove, a son of Jacob A. and Alta Clemens Rinker. He married Era Kempf in California. She survives.

Also surviving are one brother, Dr. Andrew of New Orleans; one sister, Sue Rinker Anderson of Seattle; and nine nieces and nephews.

One brother preceded him in death.

He was a World War II Navy veteran and served as a commander for 20 years. He was a member of the American Legion. He was a former stockbroker for E.F. Hutton. He also was a former director of Woodford County Training Center.

There will be no services. Cremation will be accorded. Otto-Argo Funeral Home in Eureka is in charge of arrangements.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 2/5/1997

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