Marla Rae Brinkmoeller, age 64, of Paw Paw, passed away at her home June 28, 2018. She was born on January 16, 1954 in Gary, Indiana, the daughter of the late Steven and Pauline (Cochrane) Archer. She is survived by her loving husband of 38 years, Rev. Leonard Brinkmoeller, to whom she was united in marriage on May 1, 1980 in the Miller neighborhood of Gary, Indiana. Also surviving are her two children, Brandy Renee (Martin) Howland and Jason Samuel (Amber) Moore, four grandchildren, Martin and Noelani Howland, Katelynn Hokenson and Connar Moore, one brother, Steven (late Diane) Archer. Marla was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, she adored her grandchildren and time spent with them. She was an avid music lover, playing several instruments. She also enjoyed quilting and gardening.
A memorial service will be held at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 412 Cedar Street, Paw Paw, on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm with Mother Rebecca Crise officiating. Memorial contributions may be directed to Eleanor’s Pantry in memory of Marla. You may also refer to the website where memorial service information will be posted when available.