Information for Theodore Jacob Link

19 March, 1990 - 19 March, 1990

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

March, 1990

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Theodore Link

    Funeral services for Theodore "Ted" Jacob Link, 75, of Nampa, who died Monday, March 19, 1990, at his home of natural causes, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel with Pastor David. H. Schmidt, pastor of the Zion Lutheran Church, Nampa, officiating.  Interment will follow in the Melba Cemetery with Bishop Darrell Fullmer of the Nampa 12th Ward, Latter-day Saints Church, officiating.
    Mr. Link was born June 11, 1914, at Tabor, Idaho, to Theodore E. and Christina Gohl Link.  He was reared and educated in Blackfoot, Antelope Creek and Nampa. In 1941 he and his brother, Ed, rented a small place at Long Valley, near McCall, where they hunted, logged and milked cows.  He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the ordinance department in Alaska.  He met and married Gloria Bown Feb. 9, 1945, at Ely, Nev.  Following his honorable discharge from the Army he worked for Geneva Steel in Utah.  In 1930 the family moved to Nampa where they farmed and he worked at the Amalgamated Sugar Co. as a mechanic until he retired.  Ted will always be remembered as an honest, hardworking man who loved the outdoors.  He was an avid fisherman and loved working in his garden.
    Ted is survived by his wife: Gloria Link, Nampa; two sons, Bill and Mark Link, both of Nampa; two daughters, Carol Martinez, Brighton, Colo., and Mary Breach, Melba; two brothers, Cecil and Joseph "Bud" Link, both of Boise; four sisters, Cary Rogers, Ester Hoover and Marlene Hobbs, all of Nampa, and Edna Evans, Boise; 10 grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, a sister and a granddaughter.
    The family suggest memorials be made to the American Heart Association of Idaho, 3295 Elder St., Suite #140, Boise 83705; or flowers may be sent.


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