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Irene M. Link

May 01, 1917 - October 13, 2017

Funeral Mass - Tuesday

October 17, 2017
- 1:00 PM

Riverview Place Chapel, Fargo

Rosary - Tuesday

October 17, 2017
- 12:00 PM

Riverview Place Chapel, Fargo

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Boulger Funeral Home

Irene M. Link

May 01, 1917 - October 13, 2017

Obituary

Irene M. Link, 100, Fargo passed away Friday, October 13, 2017 at the Sanford Palliative Care Unit.

Irene was born May 1, 1917 to Albert and Ann (Kilzer) Gion on the family farm near Regent, ND. Irene attended Cherry Butte School, graduating from the 8th grade.

Irene and John Link were married on September 30, 1947 at St. Michael’s Church rural Regent, ND. They settled on a farm rural Hebron, ND and built a life and beautiful family with love and faith.

Irene was a loving Mother and homemaker her entire life. She gave of herself unselfishly to others her whole life. She was always there in times of need. Her favorite pastime was needle point and crocheting.

Irene and John were members of St. Anne’s Church in Hebron, ND and later Queen of Peace in Dickinson, ND where they retired in September of 1976. In 2007, Irene moved to Fargo and resided at Riverview Place until her death. She loved it there.

Irene is survived by 4 children, James (Terry), Fargo, ND, Thomas, Colorado Springs, CO, Bonnie (Ray) Steier, Blaine, MN and Kenneth (Donna), The Villages, FL.

She is survived by 8 grandchildren, Jerica (Kevin) Malinowski, Fargo, ND, Justin (Elizabeth) Link, Denver, CO, Chad (Shirley) Link, Colorado Springs, CO, Timothy (Sheree) Steier, Maple Grove, MN, Kyle (Sarah) Steier, Scottsdale, AZ, Kirsten (Jake) Dehne, Brainerd, MN, and Cory (Shannon) Link, St. Cloud, MN, and 8 great-grandchildren, Ethan and Hanna Malinowski, Fargo, ND, Sophie and Addison Link, Denver, CO, Amber and Abby Dehne, Brainerd, MN and Ezra and Vada Link, St. Cloud, MN.

Irene was preceded in death by her husband, John, her parents, Albert and Anna Gion, brothers, Walter, Edward, Alois, Robert and her sister, Josephine Gion, Jennifer and Jeremy Link. She is survived by 1 brother, Richard Gion, Ormand Beach, FL.

Funeral Mass: 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Riverview Place Chapel, Fargo with a rosary starting at 12:00 P.M.

Burial: North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan, ND.

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11 responses to “Irene Link”

  1. Clay Liz says:

    GOD bless!! Our deepest sympathy!! So sorry xo love you

  2. Charles &. Mary Ann (Schulz) Hoff says:

    Link family,Our sympathies to all of you. My parents and my siblings lived in the same area when they lived on the farm, they were very good friends with my family. God Bless

  3. Jacqueline Gion says:

    My condolences to the family. Aunt Irene , you will be missed but never forgotten. Love you.

  4. Dave and Charlene Schmaltz says:

    To Irene’s Family …So sorry for your loss. Your mom was a classy lady and enjoyable to visit with. Your parents and my parents did so many fun things together in Dickinson.
    Our thoughts are with you at this time. Dave and Charlene (Gress) Schmaltz

  5. Lori Martindale says:

    Jim and Family-Sorry to see your mother passed away. What a blessing to reach 100 years! Thinking of you, Terri, Jerica, and other family as you gather to share memories and celebrate her long life. Lori Martindale

  6. Susan Gion Tiller says:

    A new, beautiful Guardian Angel to watch over her family. On behalf of The Richard Gion family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  7. Dwight &a Elaine Schank says:

    We are so saddened to hear of the loss of your mother Irene. She was always such gracious lady she will be missed.

  8. Phillips Family says:

    My condolences to you and your family on the loss of your dear loved one. Losing a loved one is a distressing and painful time. We have assurance from God’s word at Psalm 34:18 that he is near to those brokenhearted and he saves those crushed in spirit. It is my hope that your family will find strength to endure during the days ahead.

  9. Rita Jensen says:

    Sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She lived a long life! Thinking of you all!

  10. Jackie Schank Hoolihan says:

    My deepest sympathy to all of you Jim, Tom, Bonnie and Ken. Your Mom was a wonderful person I so admired her. Prayers and thoughts to all of You.

  11. ROSEMARY RIESINGER says:

    TO THE FAMILY OF JOHN & IRENE LINK. JUST HAPPENED TO HEAR TODAYTHAT IRENE PASSED AWAY, I AM SO SORRY. JOHN & IRENE WERE SUCH A LOVELY COUPLE. I WORKED AT QUEEN OF PEACE CHURCH FOR 30 YEARS, I HAD MANY OPPORTUNITIES TO VISIT WITH JOHN AND IRENE.
    JOHN WAS ESPECIALLY A GIFT TO THE PARISH, HE KEPT THE PLACE IN TIP TOP SHAPE AND IRENE WAS ALWAYS SO SUPPORTIVE. I HAVE WONDERFUL MEMORIES OF BOTH OF THEM. MAY THEY REST IN PEACE. MY SYMPATHY AND PRAYERS TO YOU ALL.

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