Donald Link

May 28, 1922 ~ April 19, 2006 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Donald Link Obituary

Donald A. Link , 83, of Marion, passed away peacefully at home April 19, 2006. Don was born in the township of Bear Creek on May 28, 1922. He was the second of four children born to Harold Link and Alice Philippi. He was graduate of Clintonville High School.

Don was united in marriage to Dorothy Priem of Shawano in 1945. They moved to Clintonville where he joined his father in the well drilling business until he served his country in the U.S. Army. The family later moved to Marion where Don was employed at the Wisconsin Power and Light. He started as a truck driver with the line crew, read meters, and later worked in the store's supply department. He retired after 33 1/2 years of employment.

Don was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marion. He enjoyed traveling, hunting, fishing, and spending time at his cottage in Eagle River. Don enjoyed playing his harmonica for his children and grandchildren.

Don was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Gladys Boyer and Joyce Gajewski. He will be sadly missed by his wife Dorothy of 60 years, Four children, Cherie (Larry) Kowieski of Verona, Harry (Susan) Link of West Bend, Donette (Jeff) Grosskopf of New London, David (Kelly) Link of Eau Claire, seven grandchildren, and his brother Gordon (Elaine) Link. His dog Daisy will also miss him.

Memorial services will be held on Friday April 21, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Father Girotti officiating. Friends and family will be received at the church on Friday morning from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of the memorial mass. In lieu of flowers, donations will be sent to the Diabetes Foundation.

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