Dorathy M. Link, age 89, of New Richmond (formerly of Downing) passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Arthur Rose Assisted Living in New Richmond.

Dorathy was born on August 4, 1928 in Lake Elmo, Minnesota to August and Dora (Smith) Roettger. She graduated from New Richmond High School. In 1948 she married Vernon Link in New Richmond.

She was a homemaker for a majority of her life. She worked along side her husband Vernon on their dairy farm. Dorathy also worked as a secretary at Glenwood City School and St. John’s Lutheran Church in Boyceville for a short time. She enjoyed gardening and in her later years she spent most of her time doing a variety of crafts.

Dorathy is survived by sons David (Julia) Link, Greg (Cindy) Link, Raymond (Amy) Link; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; sister Marion (Vern) Larson and brother Wilfred (Suzanne) Roettger. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a son Steven, brother August and an infant brother William

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie with Pastor Ryan Schroeder officiating. Burial will take place at Tiffany Cemetery in Boyceville. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

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