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Wednesday, February 19, 2014 9:12 PM

March 14, 1925-Feb. 17, 2014


Maxine Marie Link, 88, of Delphos died at 3:37 a.m. Monday at Vancrest Healthcare Center of Delphos.

She was born March 14, 1925, in Fostoria to Burgan Criss and Marie (Sauber) Wilson, who preceded her in death.

She married William R. Link, who also preceded her in death on June 17, 1998.

Survivors include two sons, William R. “Rick” (Debi) Link Jr. of Cincinnati and Jeffrey Wilson “Jeff” (Vicki) Link of Collierville, Tenn.; two sisters, Marilyn H. Otte of Delphos and Carolyn M. Masten of Las Vegas; four brothers, Robert J. (Margaret) Wilson of Manistee, Mich., Eugene B. (Mary) Wilson of Dayton, Frank “Nick” (Judy) Wilson of Delphos and Michael E. (Joyce) Wilson of Las Vegas; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Joan M. Wilson, Colleen Wilson Millet and Katherine L. Campanile.

She worked many years at the Delphos Bending Company while also raising her family.

She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, former member of CD of A, Beta Sigma and VFW Auxiliary. After her senior year, a group of high school friends formed a pinochle club called The Amicitia Club, of which she was the last surviving member.

Maxine was an avid reader. She was also the family historian and a font of information.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John’s Catholic Church in Delphos, with Father Chris Bohnsack officiating. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Friday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, where a Parish Wake will be held at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Delphos Senior Citizens Center: 301 East Suthoff St. Delphos, Ohio 45833; 419-692-1331.

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