Obituary for Sylvester Linck

Sylvester Linck

Birth Date: Jun. 10th, 1927
Date Passed: Dec. 12th, 2013


Sylvester J. “Bets” Linck Jr. age 86, of Ravenna died, Thursday, December 12, 2013 at home surrounded by his loving family. Bets was born on June 10, 1927 in Ravenna, Michigan to the late Sylvester J. and Maude (Finkler) Linck Sr. Bets served in the United States Army during WWII. He married Jeanette Clare (English) Linck on May 4, 1956 in St. Louis, MO. He received his B.A. in 1951. He was owner/operator of the Linck Insurance Agency in Ravenna. Bets is survived by his wife of 57 years Jeanette of Ravenna, 6 Sons: Thomas (Lori) Linck of Ravenna, John (Jill) Linck of Colorado, Peter (Tina) Linck of Spring Lake, James S. (Robin) Linck of Texas, Paul (Lynn) Linck of Georgia and Timothy Linck of Ravenna. 1 Daughter: Helen Linck of New York. 17 Grandchildren and 1 Great Grandchild. 1 Brother: Honorable Thomas (Pat) Linck of Muskegon. 1 Sister: Irene Petelle of Tennessee. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Bets was preceded in death by: Parents, 2 Children: Clare and Maureen. 2 Brothers: Leo and John. 2 Sisters: Helen Pierson and Agatha Denhof. Mass from the Order of Christian Funerals will be prayed on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 10:00am at St. Catherines Catholic Church in Ravenna with Father Fred Brucker celebrant. Burial will be in St. Catherines Cemetery. The family will be at St. Catherines Hall on Monday, December 16, 2013 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm with the Rosary at 8:00pm and again at the church 1 hour prior to service. Memorials may be directed to: American Leigon Ravenna Post or Old Newsies. Go to: or Facebook @ Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna Inc. to sign the online guestbook’s. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511


5:00pm to 8:00pm on
Dec. 16th, 2013 at St. Catherine's Hall
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10:00am on Dec. 17th, 2013 at St. Catherines Catholic Church
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on at
St. Catherines Catholic Cemetery
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