Date: Saturday November 02, 2019
Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home [ view map ]
Friday, February 10, 1950
Date of Death:
Monday, October 28, 2019
69 years old
Connie Link, 69 of Rochester passed away peacefully on October 28, 2019 at Cottagewood Senior Communities.
Connie Perko was born on February 10, 1950 in Hibbing, MN to Thomas and Olga Perko. She graduated from Hibbing High School. After graduation, she moved to Rochester and worked at various places including Flowers by Jerry, Mayo Clinic, and Rochester Public Schools. She then started her own daycare business and retired as a Nanny. Children were her true passion. On March 29 1975 she married her best friend, Ray Link in Spring Valley, MN. Together, they raised three children. Connie loved people. She was a conversationalist who put a smile on many faces.
She is survived by her husband Ray of Rochester, her children Ray Jr. of Stewartville, Jenni (Michael) Brown of Byron, Ryan (Christal) of Rochester, her brother John Perko of Kingman, AZ, her sister Bonnie (Jim) Riipinen of Kingman, AZ and three grandchildren Lydia, Nolan and Bryson.
She is preceded in death by her parents, and her brother Tom.
There will be a Memorial Gathering on Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 3:00pm until 6:00pm in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home.
Online condolences are welcome at www.mackenfuneralhome.com
The family of Connie Link has received the following condolences.
So sorry for your loss Ray and family! Even tho I haven’t seen Connie for a long time, I still remember her giggle and her warm heart!!
Ray and family,.
We are sad to hear of Connie's passing. Our prayers are with you as you mourn and adjust to life without Connie.
Sincerely, your neighbors, Chuck, Tristan and kids
I loved Connie so much her and I met almost 30 years ago at Methodist hospital we worked together in the kitchen she was such a beautiful soul my deepest sympathy to all of you ❤️ hugs
Our special memories of good times with Conni will get us through this difficult time. Sincere sympathy to Ray and the entire family. Bev
Ray and family, we want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. Connie was one hell of a woman that could make sad people laugh. Wonderful woman. We will miss her and remember always that beautiful smile! Blessings to all.
To the Raymond Link Family , our Condolences to You and our prayers. Sorry We could not come to funeral ; but our son Derek is getting married at same time. Thinking of You and sending prayers. Jim Link.
Thoughts, prayers and sympathies to you, Ray, and the entire family.
Jen and family, I am SO sorry for your loss. I’ll continue to pray for you guys. Love and Hugs,
Brenda and family
To the family of Connie Link:
so sorry to hear of your loss, my sincere sympathies to you all
So sorry for your loss sending prayers and hugs. Mike & Sherri 🙏🙏