KNAPP — Marilyn “Mert” K. Link, 65, of Knapp passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, with her husband Tom at her side.

She was born May 24, 1952, in Menomonie to Logan and Mayme (Ailport) Drury. Marilyn married Thomas Link Oct. 1, 1994, at Dean & Sue’s Bar & Grill in Menomonie.

Marilyn tended bar at Tom & Jo’s, Northside Bar and Hillside Bar. Later she worked at Vet’s Plus, Century Fence and BP Amoco in Knapp. She loved the Green Bay Packers, playing pool and Wii bowling Thursday nights.

Marilyn is survived by husband, Thomas; stepdaughters, Tammy (Rick) Bird, and their children, Kylee and Kailynn, Carrie Bird and her children, Tyler, Daelynn and Coltin, Jennifer (Russ) Wright and their children, Kyle, Kiara, Kennia and Maci; 10 brothers and sisters, Avis Wold, Faye Witt, Ruby Wheeler, Lois Harp, Wayne (Laurie) Drury, Howard (Barb) Drury, James (Jean) Drury, Violet Drury, Ronald (June) Drury and David Drury; and very close friends, Jackie Davis and Phyllis Jensen; as well as many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her puppy, “Misty.”

There will be visitation from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie.

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