Archive for Wednesday, July 3, 2002

Obit: John James Link

July 3, 2002

1913 2002

Mass of Christian burial for John J. Link, 88, Stilwell, is Wednesday, July 3, at Holy Rosary Church, Wea, Kan. Burial is at Holy Rosary Cemetery.

Mr. Link died Sunday, June 30, at St. Joseph Health Center. He died of injuries sustained from a fall.

John was born Nov. 27, 1913, in Hartford, Kan. He was a lifelong Catholic and a World War II Navy veteran. He spent most of his life as a golf course greenskeeper.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, one sister, a son, David, and a daughter, Nancy.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Elma G. Link; a daughter, Jane Brandenburg and husband Joe, Basehor; sons Frank Link, Louisburg, Kan., Steve Link, Mission Viejo, Joe Link, Bucyrus, and Paul Link and his wife Joanne, Kansas City, Mo.; two sisters and two brothers. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren: Eric, Aaron and Damian Brandenburg, and Stephanie, Jennifer, Cooper, Jason, Justin, Jodi, Randy and Amanda Link; and one great-granddaughter, Katie Brandenburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to the church.

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