Edith H. Link, age
93, of Valparaiso, passed away peacefully at home on October 15, 2017.
Edith was born on
December 2, 1923, in Chesterton, Indiana, to John and Martha Neuliep.
On September 5,
1943, she married William R. Link. He preceded her in death along with her
parents, two brothers Edward (wife Mildred) and Frederick.
Surviving are her
three sisters: Ruth Hackett (Jim), Grace Diamond (Victor) and Carol
Christman (Steve Stofcik); her sister-in-law, Norma Neuliep; her three
children: Susan Link, Diana Snyder (Ronald), and William Link, Jr.; her
grandchildren: Tammy Manering, Ben Link, and Jennifer Link; and by her
great-grandchildren: Adam Manering, Mikalah Wood, and Jackson Link. She
graduated as Valedictorian of her class from Jackson Township High School in
1942. She enjoyed teaching Sunday School, doing crossword and jigsaw
puzzles, oil painting by the numbers, playing board games, listening to
music, especially religious hymns, and working on family genealogy. She also
loved to take walks in the woods behind her house. She retired from Porter
Memorial Hospital in 1993.
The family will
receive friends from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at
White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South Second Street, Chesterton, IN. Funeral
services will be held on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 11 a.m. with visitation
one hour prior to service at the funeral home. Burial services will follow
at Chesterton Cemetery. We would like to express our gratitude to Unity
Hospice, where we were treated with the utmost care and respect.
may be made to the VFW, which loans medical equipment to all who are in
need. Veterans of Foreign Wars, 705 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso, IN, 46383.
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