Link, Curtis

Written by David Green.

Curtis L. Link, 86, of Archbold, Ohio, died March 5, 2011, in his home.

He was born April 27, 1924, near Fayette, the son of Joe and Mildred (Borton) Link. He married Joy Graf on Dec. 26, 1948, and she survives.

Curtis was a lifelong resident of the Fayette and Archbold areas. He was a farmer and an Army Veteran of World War II. He was a member of Archbold Evangelical Church.

Besides his wife, Curtis is survived by four children, Kathy Link of Pettisville,  Ohio, Kevin (and Denise) Link of Fayette, Craig (and Susan) Link of Pettisville, and Kristi (and Tom) Warner of Archbold; a daughter-in-law, JoEllen Link of Howard; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Doris Spooner of Morenci, Mich.; and a sister-in-law, Doris Link of Fayette.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Curtis Brent Link; and a brother, Foster Link.

A memorial service is scheduled at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Archbold Evangelical Church with Pastor Jesse Kahler officiating. Interment will follow at 5 p.m. in West Franklin Cemetery, with military services by American Legion B.L.W. Post 311. Visitation is planned from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Archbold Evangelical Church.

Memorials contributions may be made to Miracle Camp Scholarships.

Arrangements were handled by Short Funeral Home in Archbold.

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