Cynthia Ann (DENBO) KLINK

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Cynthia Ann (Denbo) Klink

WAUKESHA, WI - Cynthia Ann (Denbo) Klink, 80, passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, in Waukesha, Wis.

Cynthia was born in Chicago, Ill., on April 28, 1933, to George and Ramona (Martin) Denbo. She graduated from the Peterson School of Chicago, North Park Academy and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences from the University of Illinois in 1953. After her marriage to Darrell E. Klink on Sept. 26, 1953, Cynthia resided in Lincoln, Ill.

Cynthia worked as a nurse's aide at Passavant Hospital (now Northwestern Hospital), a cashier at Walgreens, a reporter at the Daily Pantagraph newspaper for 25 years, an election judge, and a docent at the Lincoln Postville Courthouse.

Cynthia was a member of the Lincoln Women's Club, The Elks Club, Lincoln Community Theatre - Board Member, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and the First United Methodist Church - Choir Member and Liturgist.

Cynthia enjoyed playing bridge and Scrabble, doing crossword puzzles, reading, gardening, swimming, biking, needlework, painting, family trips and events, and attending performances.

Cynthia is survived by her brother, Neil (Arline) of Gurnee; sister, Linda (Ward) Miller of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; two daughters, Katherine L. Rosenbaum of Arthur and Janice E. Klink of Sullivan; and one son, Brian (Tamera) of Wales, Wis. Ms. Klink is also survived by one niece, Beverly (David) Beyer of Gurnee; three nephews: Robert of Gurnee, Bradley (Kristen) Miller of Greenwood, Ind., and Paul (Kim) Miller of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; six grandchildren: Jeff (Lindsey) Klink of Davie, Fla., Kari (Luke) Jajtner of Waukesha, Wis., Kristi (Matt) Hensel of Waukesha, Wis., John of Wales, Wis., Michael and David Rosenbaum of Arthur, Ill.; and two great-grandchildren, Heidi and Carter Klink of Davie, Fla.

A family memorial service will be held in her honor at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Lincoln United Methodist Church, 302 Broadway St., Lincoln, IL 62656-2018 (217-732-2204) or the Home & Hospice Advantage, 1155 Quail Court, Ste. LL, Pewaukee, WI 53072-3780 (262-746-6950).



Published in The Lincoln Courier on Aug. 16, 2013
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