Norma Mae Link, 91, of Dyersville, passed away Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021 at her home in Dyersville.
Visitation for Norma was held from 10 to 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 27, 2021 at the Basilica of St. Francis Xavier Dyersville, where services were held at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Tyler Raymond presiding. Eucharistic Ministers were Patricia White and Cookie Scherrman. Lectors were Diane Schumacher, Michele Funke, and Lisa Adamak. Placing of the Pall was done by Cherie Funke, Pam Link- Loehr, and Bev Hodgson, who were also gift bearers. Burial was held in St. Francis Cemetery in Dyersville. The mass was live streamed on the St. Francis Xavier web page at 11:30 p.m. on Friday.
Casketbearers were Loras Sabers, Jeff Funke, Ken Funke, Kevin Funke, Mike Funke, and Dick Kelchen.
She was born April 8, 1930 in Worthington, daughter of Lawrence and Emma (Krogman) Funke. She received her education in the Worthington area schools. On Aug. 26, 1948 she was united in marriage to Lawrence L. Link. He preceded her in death on Aug. 2, 2014.
She was employed at the former Ertl Company in Dyersville for 27 years. Norma and Lawrence were the “adopted” grandparents for the Marvin and Rosie Funke family. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Parish in Dyersville.
She is survived by her brother, Marvin (Rosie) Funke of Dyersville; three sisters-in-law, Kay Funke of Monticello, Nancy Link Dolphin of Eldridge, and Kathleen Funke of Dubuque.
She is also preceded in death by her parents; her siblings, Gilbert (Mary) Funke, Deloras (Clarence) Sabers, Irma (Ray) Hess, LeVern (Irene) Funke, Lucille (Joseph) Kelchen, Grace (Gilbert) Link, Donald Funke and Eldon Funke.
The family would like to thank Hospice of Dubuque and the caregivers of Home Instead for all the wonderful care and support given to Norma.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.reifffuneralhomeinc.com.