DELPHOS — Maxine Marie Link, 88, died at 3:37 a.m. Feb. 17, 2014, at VanCrest Healthcare Center, 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 died June 17, 1998.
Mrs. Link worked for several years at Delphos Bending Co., while raising her family. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Delphos. She had been a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, Beta Sigma and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. After her senior year, a group of high school friends formed Amicitia Club, a pinochle club. She was the last surviving member. She was an avid reader. She was the family historian and was a font of information.
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; and eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three sisters, Joan M. Wilson, Colleen Wilson Millet and Katherine L. Campanile.
Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Delphos. Father Chris Bohnsack will officiate. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Delphos.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Harter & Schier Funeral Home, Delphos, where a parish wake service will be held at 7:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Delphos Senior Citizens Center, 301 E. Suthoff St., Delphos, OH 45833.
Condolences may be expressed at harterandschier.com.