Former Grundy County Commissioner takes his own life

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A former Second District Grundy County Commissioner has died.

Grundy County Coroner Dewayne Slater says Joe Brinser took his own life on Wednesday, February 17th at his residence on Route Y.  Brinser was 56 years old.

No other information was released by the Coroner.

Brinser served as Second District County Commissioner from 2008 to 2020 and helped run the family business, Industrial Maintenance Supply. He was also an auctioneer and a volunteer firefighter with the Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District.

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