DeWayne "Dewey" W. Link, February 5, 1935 - August 3, 2020

DeWayne "Dewey" W. Link
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Dewayne  “Dewey” William Link, 85 passed away peacefully at home on Monday, August 3, 2020 under the care of Mayo Hospice with family by his side.  Dewayne was born on February 5, 1935 to Louis and Bernetta (Dahms) Link.  He graduated from Menomonie High School in 1952. 

Dewayne spent a career working in sales; he was an entrepreneur who was innovative, a wheeler and dealer, and jack of all trades.  Dewayne loved hunting, the outdoors, do it yourself projects, riding motorcycles, and living on the edge.  He will truly be missed by his family. 

Dewayne is survived by his life-long partner, Ellie, his children Cheryl (Dave), Connie (Butch), Steve, Kevin (Jodi), Kathy (Jay), Keith (Lenee’) Julie, Jeff, Shawn, Kathy (Russ), Trish (John), 28 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren, three (3) great-great grandchildren, and one great, great, great grandchild. 

Dewayne was preceded in death by his parents, children Carolyn and Jill, and ex-wife Lucille. 

Online condolences can be left at A private graveside service for the family will be held at the Iron Creek Cemetery. 

Hulke Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements.


  1. ann zimmerman August 16, 2020

    Sorry for your loss Ellie. You were so faithful to Dewey.
    I have many interesting memories of Dewey during my years owning Annz Boutique. Rest in peace Dewey and Ellie take a much needed rest for yourself.

  2. Diana Rathke August 8, 2020

    So Sorry for your loss and mine too.

  3. Tammy Everson August 7, 2020

    Elle, So sorry for your and your family's loss. Sending prayers of strength.

  4. Julie Paine August 6, 2020

    So sorry, Ellie, for your loss. I received a text from Barb to let me know the news. Take care. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

  5. Rick Moen August 6, 2020

    Sorry for your loss, he tried hard to do things his way and a few of us knew him well And his intentions, along with his unfulfilled plans in life!

  6. Jamie and Neal Schlachter August 6, 2020

    Ellie and family,

    Our condolences for your loss. Your memories will bring you peace and smiles as you remember Dewey. Thinking of all of you.

    Neal and Jamie Schlachter