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Shirley J. (Teakert) Link

April 4, 1937 ~ October 26, 2018 (age 81)

Shirley J. Link, 81, of Gillespie, IL, died at Heritage Health of Gillespie, IL on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 3:00 pm. She was born April 4, 1937, in Litchfield, IL to George A. Teakert & Eloise M. Dike Teakert. She married Robert H. Link on July 31, 1955 in Gillespie, IL. She was a clerk for the State of Illinois. Shirley was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church where she was a Sunday School Teacher and involved with quilting. She was also a Gillespie Caring Center volunteer. She is survived by her spouse, Robert Link of Gillespie, IL, sons, Robert (Tina) Link of Gillespie, IL, George (Leeann) Link of Gillespie, IL, grandchildren, Marissa (Jared) Guiffre of Troy, IL, Trista (Adam) Tallman of Gillespie, IL, Tyler (Jocelyn) Link of Gillespie, IL, Tyanna Link of Gillespie, IL, great-grandchildren, Veronica Guiffre, Brynn Guiffre, Piper Link, Addysyn Tallman, Jaxon Tallman, sisters, Judy Boyd and Diana Lyons. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Beverly Akers. Friends may call on Monday, October 29, 2018 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie, IL from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Funeral services are Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Zion Lutheran Church of Gillespie, IL with Rev. Christine Erdmann officiating. Burial will be at Gillespie Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Gillespie Benld Ambulance Service, Zion Lutheran Church or Partnership for Educational Excellence District 7. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

Donations may be made to:

Gillespie Benld Ambulance Service

Zion Lutheran Church of Gillespie

Gillespie Care Center

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