Saturday, August 27th, 2011
Cyril J. Link
Cyril J. Link, 92, Burkettsville, died at 4:24 a.m. Aug. 26, 2011, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born March 31, 1919, in Burkettsville, to Henry and Kunagunda Klingshirn Link. On Nov. 17, 1945, he married Pauline Puthoff, who died June 15, 2000.
Surviving are six children, Barbara (Robert) Bertke, Pioneer, Carol Schmidt, Union City, Patricia Link, East Orland, Maine, Diane Jobe, Toledo, Rose Link, Findlay, and Roger Link, Burkettsville; a brother, Eugene (Loretta) Link, Rossburg, in-laws, Merinus (Alice) Puthoff, Maria Stein, and Agnes Puthoff, St. Henry; 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Thomas Link; a daughter, Alice Jean Link; a son-in-law, Vincent Schmidt; a sister, Irene Zahn; in-laws, Urban Zahn, Ray Puthoff, Norbert (Esther) Puthoff, Eleanor (Wilfred) Fortman, Henry (Evelyn) Puthoff, Scott (Harlene) Puthoff, and Richard Puthoff; and a great-grandson.
He was a retired farmer and bus driver for St. Henry Schools and a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, Burkettsville.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Tom Hemm officiating. Burial is at St. Francis Cemetery, Cranberry Prairie.
Calling is 2-7 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry.
Condolences can be left at hogenkampfh.com.