Saturday, March 30th, 2013
Julia M. Link, 79, St. Henry, died March 29, 2013, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
She was born May 10, 1933, in Maria Stein, to Aloys and Elizabeth Miller Bruggeman. On Nov. 24, 1951, she married Ivo J. Link who survives.
Also surviving are seven children, Dan (Cherie) Link, Mike (Diane) Link and Bill (Ruth) Link, all of St. Henry, Deb Schwieterman and Nancy (Randy) Kramer, all of Burkettsville, and Teresa (Dave) Hess and Mark (Lori) Link, also of St. Henry; brothers and sisters, Marie Knapke, St. Henry, Irene (Norm) Stueve, Minster, Art (Charlotte) Bruggeman, Maria Stein, Jerry (Pat) Bruggeman, Greenville, and Barb (Denny) Link, Maria Stein; in-laws, Marvin (Barb) Link, Vandalia, and Ann Link, Versailles; 26 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Nick Link; a son-in-law, Roy Schwieterman; siblings, Dorothy Kemper, Rita (Leo) Schulte and Alex (Doretta) Bruggeman; two brothers-in-law, Carl Knapke and Wilfred "Pete" Link; and a grandchild.
She was a homemaker and a member of St. Henry Catholic Church.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Benedict Magabe officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Monday and 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.