Obit: Flink, Walter (1914 – 1963)

Contact: Betty Comstock


Surnames:  Flink, Mattson, Neumann, Fuller, Wootas, Obernberger, Tesmer

----Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.) 10/31/1963

Flink, Walter (23 AUG 1914– 26 OCT 1963)

Funeral services were held for Walter Flink, 49, at the Jasperson Funeral Home in Spencer on Tuesday at 10 a.m.  The Rev. Robert V. Langseth, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, Unity, officiated.  Burial was made in the Trinity Cemetery at Unity.

Pallbearers were John Day, Ted Oelrich, Russel Sampson, Vern Stevens, Walter Neuman, and Leonard Hardy.

Mrs. Norman Kasper sang “Rock of Ages” and “Abide With Me”.  She was accompanied by Mrs. Dora Tesmer.

Mr. Flink was born in Unity, August 23, 1914 and was married to Gertrude Mattson, November 22, 1941 at Chicago.  He had served in the U.S. Army from March 1943 to November 1945, and for the past 16 years he had owned and operated a tavern in Spencer.

He was a member of the Spencer Lions Club; Elks of Marshfield and the Veterans of Foreign Wars pos of Colby.

He passed away suddenly of a heart attack at his home on Saturday morning.

Surviving are his wife, three daughters, Nancy, Wausau; Mrs. Harold (Bonnie) Neumann, Eau Claire; and Patti at home, a son Dennis, at home; four sisters, Mrs. Warren Fuller and Mrs. Pete Wootas, Chicago; Mrs. Frank Obernberger, Wausau, and Mrs. Bernard Tesmer, Colby; two brothers, Lorraine, Waterford; and Conrad, Unity; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister.




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