Robert ‘Bob’ Link, age 88, of Caledonia, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2015.
McCormick Funeral Home, Caledonia is assisting the family with arrangements
A lifetime resident of Caledonia, he was the son of the late Raymond and Rhoda (Omoth) Link. Bob was employed as a welder for Hector Construction Company and later was a feed salesman for Moorman Feed Co. and operated his own farm outside of Caledonia. He was married to Mary Lovett until her passing in 1978. He is survived by his wife, Dolores (Seekins) Link, whom he married in 1979. He was an active member of St. Mary’s Catholic Parish.
An active member of the local community, Bob loved playing cards each morning with friends at Elsie’s Bar and Grill. He also enjoyed dining out at community restaurants with friends and neighbors.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Mary, his daughter Jean, brother Luverne and sister Shirley Schwartzhoff.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Dolores, his four children Susan (Bob) Greving of Winchester, TN, Kathy (Allan) Gill of Kyabram, Victoria, Australia, Robert W. (Jenny) Link of Mabel, MN, and Paul (Connie) Link of Rochester, MN and his step-children Heather (Richie) Zastrow of Arcadia, WI, and Todd (Maria) Seekins of Miami, FL. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; sisters Beverly Link, Wilma Nelson and Betty Winjum all of Caledonia and Janet (William) O’Hare of Cedar Rapids, IA, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will celebrate his life at a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Caledonia on Sat., March 28, 2015. Father Matt Fasnacht will officiate. Visitation with the family will begin at 10 AM with the Service at 11 AM at the church.