Alexis, 7, and Erika, 5, Brinkman would like to announce the birth of their little brother, Joshua Allen. He arrived on October 9, 2012 at 10:02 pm. He weighed 9 lbs. 2.5 oz and was 22" long. He is also welcomed home by his parents Kurt and Elizabeth Brinkman of Greene, Iowa. Grandparents David and Dixie Brinkman of Greene and Keith and Carol Earles of Traer, Iowa. Great Grandparents Clarence and Violet Brinkman of Greene.