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Aug. 21, 2018
Clinton, Ohio - Kenneth Edward Rink died of complications of a stroke on Aug. 21, 2018. He resided for the past 17 years in Clinton, Ohio with his life partner of 17 years, Dr. Linda Sims.
Friends may call at Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home in Cresco, Iowa, on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 from 4-7 p.m, and on Thursday, Sept. 6 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the funeral home,with a prayer service at 10:30 a.m. Interment will take place at Calvary Cemetery in Cresco.
Ken was born and raised on a farm in Cresco. He was the eldest of three children of Edward Rink and Ruth (Lewis) Rink. He served in the army medical corps in Germany in the early 1960s. After returning to Iowa following his military service, he married Judi Harrington, with whom he had three sons, Kevin, Jason and Kurt.
Ken lived in several locations during his career in trailer sales, finally settling in the Akron, Ohio area. He was in trailer sales in Kent, Ohio with Ravens-Fontaine when he retired.
His great joys were his children, grandchildren and great-granddaughter. Although they all lived out of state, he visited them often.
He leaves his sons, Kevin (Lea Ann) of Fort Madison, Iowa, Jason (Sally) of Olive Branch, Miss. and Kurt (Sandy) of Huntington Beach, Calif. He also leaves his special friend and life partner, Linda Sims of Clinton. Also surviving him are his sister, Kathy of Hawaii, and brother, Ed (Ellen) of Decorah, Iowa.