Monday, October 9th, 2006
Complete Obituary
Loretta Link
  Former Coldwater Beach resident Loretta Rose Link, 86, died at 11:35 a.m. Oct. 7, 2006, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
She was born Jan. 25, 1920, in Carthagena, to Joseph and Catherine Lehmann Bertke. On May 4, 1940, she married Leo Link, who died in 1999.
Survivors are two sons, Ralph and Ronald, both of Celina; four daughters, Mary C. (Hap) Sercu, Dayton, Patricia (Jerry) Harrington, Flint, Mich., Linda Knox, Celina, and Karen (John) Puthoff, Montezuma; 21 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Robert; three brothers, Edward, Lawrence and Elmer Bertke; three sisters, Hilda Lucking, Alvina Birt and Helen Bertke; a daughter-in-law, Jean; a grandchild and a great-grandchild.
She was a homemaker. She also was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Montezuma; Women of the Moose, Celina; Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary Lodge 1291, Celina; American Legion Auxiliary Post 210, Celina; and Knights of St. John Ladies Auxiliary, Maria Stein.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial is at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Contributions can be made to Celina Visiting Nurses.
Condolences can be sent at www.hogenkampfh.com.
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