Melvin “Joe” Link Jr. of Ste. Genevieve died on Sunday, March 1, 2020, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. He was 70 years old.
He was born on October 11, 1949, in St. Louis, a son of Melvin J. Link and Olive Artist (Lowry) Link.
He is survived by one sister, Patricia Naeger of St. Mary; two brothers, Richard Link of Chester, Illinois, Thomas Link of Ste. Genevieve; three nieces and nephews, Adrienne, Sean, Bret; four great-nieces and nephews, Ashley, Bryce, Maggie, Marlie; and all his friends at the Group Home.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother-in-law, Richard Naeger; and one sister-in-law, Margaret Link.
He loved music, dancing, and spending time with his friends and family.
Visitation will be 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, March 4, at Basler Funeral Home in Ste. Genevieve. Funeral services will be at noon on Wednesday, March 4, at Basler Funeral Home. Burial will be at Kaskaskia Cemetery. Basler Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the A.R.C. or to the Ste. Genevieve Group Home.