August 29, 2019 at 12:52 p.m.
Mike was born on February 19, 1960 in Shakopee, MN to Joseph and Carol Link. He graduated from Shakopee High School in 1978, and later attended Dakota County Technical College. He worked a variety of jobs including route sales with Tony's Pizza (Schwan’s) and Frito Lay, carpet cleaning/ home restoration with ServiceMaster, bloodmobile assistant with American Red Cross, and medical production with Nextern. He made friends wherever he went, with his gentleness and quick wit.
Mike is survived by his son, Ryan (Corey Szumski) of Raleigh, NC, mother Carol (Link) Pumper of Fort Myers, FL, sister JoAnne (Ed) LaPlante of Chisago City, MN nephews/niece, Joe, Phil and Lea LaPlante of Chisago City, MN and close friend Sheri Steffl of Burnsville, MN. He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Link.
A funeral is scheduled for Friday, September 6 at 11 a.m. at St. Bridget of Sweden Catholic Church in Lindstrom, MN (13060 Lake Blvd.) with a reception to follow. There will be a time of visitation before the service, from 10-11 a.m. All are welcome!
Memorials to the family preferred at this time.