Susan Ann “Su” Link, 71, Columbia City, died at 6:10 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at Parkview Whitley Hospital where she was admitted on Friday.
She was born Feb. 10, 1945, in Wolf Lake, a daughter of Herschell and Nilah O. (Adams) Frank. Her formative years were spent at Loon Lake and Florida. She graduated from Larwill High School in 1963.
In 1963, she married Jack C. Eber. They made their home the Columbia City area. In 1974, she married Larry W. Benzinger. In 1976, they opened Benzinger Upholstery. They made their home in Columbia City. On Oct. 30, 1995, she married Kenneth Marian Link. They made their home in Florida, West Virginia and Ohio, operating the Athens Country Club in Athens, Ohio. Mr. Link died Dec. 7, 2006.
Susan enjoyed sewing, painting and treasure hunting. Her memberships included Columbia City B.P.O.E. #1417.
Surviving relatives include four children: Douglas (Krista) Eber, Columbia City; Dale Eber, Fort Wayne; Jacque (Jason) Eber-Orr, Columbia City; and Nicole (Dave) Benzinger Flora, Elkhart; two grandchildren: Foster Eber; and Miranda Eber. Three brothers: Ted Frank; Fred Frank; and Richard Darrell Frank preceded her in death.
There will be no service or visitation. A celebration gathering will be held at a later date.
Preferred memorials are to Parkview Home Health and Hospice.
Arrangements are entrusted to Smith and Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City.