Monday, November 15th, 2010
Lawrence F. Link, 83, Fort Recovery, died at 12:25 a.m. Nov. 14, 2010, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
He was born May 18, 1927, in Carthagena to Charles and Anna Wuebker Link. On Nov. 28, 1953, he married Wilma Goettemoeller, who survives.
Also surviving are five daughters, Mary Jane (Eugene) Homan, Carthagena, Kathy (Jim) Riethman, Minster, Linda (Richard) Shier, Fort Recovery, Teresa (Steve) Smith, Springboro, and Carol (Jim) Knapke, Fort Recovery; three sons, Daniel (Nancy) Link, Portland, Ind., Bob (Sharon) Link, Fort Recovery, and David (Marie) Link, Fort Recovery; a brother, Aloys (Cleopha) Link, Fort Recovery; three sisters, Edna (Eugene) Reinhard, Plainfield, Ind., Marilyn (Eugene) Fullenkamp, Decatur, Ind., and Sister Adelaide Link, Hamilton; four brothers-in-law, the Rev. Leonard Goettemoeller, Carthagena, Harold Goettemoeller, Botkins, Ivo (Esther) Goettemoeller, St. Henry, and George Minnich, Portland, Ind.; three sisters-in-law, Phyllis Link, Coldwater, Mildred Wuebker, St. Henry, and Verena Goettemoeller, Rockford; 40 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
Deceased are infant sons, Leonard and Bernard Link; two brothers, Rudy and Elmer Link; and a sister, Sister M. Jean Link.
He retired from the former New Idea in Coldwater and was a farmer. He was a member of the United Steelworkers of America in Coldwater and Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in Fort Recovery.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Thomas Dorn officiating. Burial is at St. Marys Cemetery in Fort Recovery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home in Fort Recovery.
Memorials may be made to the State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be left at www.brockmanboeckmanfh.