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Laura E. Link, 95 of Largo, FL. Died June 14 at the Mid Pinellas Park (Woodside) Hospice House, in Pinellas Park, Fl. She was peaceful most of the time and comforted by Laurie during the loving transition.

Laura lived at The Royal Palms Retirement Home in Largo for the past 2 years. She referred to the Royal Palms as" her beautiful palace" where she was treated as a" princess". She truly appreciated the caring staff; they treated her with utmost kindness. When she first moved to Royal, she was afraid of being alone and not making friends. However, her neighbors welcomed her and became her loving, kind and caring friends forever. Her daughter will never forget them. Her previous residence was On Top Of the World in Clearwater for over 15 years and 21 years more as a Floridian snowbird.

Laura moved to Chicago at the age of 11 after being born in Detroit Michigan. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 66 years, William J. Link, her parents, Alfred Hostettler of Bern, Switzerland, and Teres Stelzer Hostettler of Dingolfing, Germany. Her sisters, Anna Petzold, Julia Magri, and Martha Diliberto. Her nephews George Kostoff and Michael Magri. She is survived by her much loved family. Including her children, William A. Link and Laurie D. (Benjamin M)Topolski, Grandchildren Michelle (Daniel) Kollins, Christie(Steven) Barnewolt, Benjamin M (Pei Shan) Topolski Jr. Great-grandchildren; Samantha and Danielle Barnewolt, Rachael and Jacob Kollins, Delilah and Lucas Topolski. Many nieces and nephews she loved too.

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