May 20, 1927 – July 6, 2014
Emil Fink was born in Kane on May 20, 1927, to John D. and Emilia (Bendenwald) Fink. He died in Lovell on July 6, 2014, at the respectable age of 87.
Emil grew up in Lovell and graduated from Lovell High School. He married his sweet wife Yvonne (Wambeke) on Jan. 12, 1952, and had three children. Emil worked as a farmer for most of his life and worked for the Town of Lovell for 10 years before he retired.
Emil had a passion for FFA and loved to work in his garden. He was known for having a green thumb. He was an avid reader and a good provider for his family. Knowing Emil was like knowing you were in the presence of a good man who was quick to smile and make you laugh.
Emil was preceded in death by his parents, John D. and Emilia Fink, his wife Yvonne and his brothers John, Carl, Gottlieb, Sol, Daniel and William.
His brother Alfred, as well as his sisters Marie Doerr and Bertha Gernant survive him. He is also survived by his children, Patricia Mettlin, Mike Fink and Michelle Shannor. Emil is also survived by eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lovell on July 10, 2014. The viewing will be in the Fellowship Hall at the church at 9 a.m. Followed by the service in the chapel at 10 a.m. Burial will follow immediately afterwards at the Lovell Cemetery.