BLAINE LINCK

 

Blaine C. Linck 1937~2009 Blaine C. Linck, father, grand-father and great-grandfather, died October 20, 2009 from complications of surgery. Dad was born June 16, 1937 to Edmond and Helen Linck. He graduated from West High School in 1955 where he made life-long friends that he saw regularly until his death. Dad attended the University of Utah for one year. He completed two years at the Radio Institute Electronic School while working at Utah Oil Refinery. Dad went to work for IBM, moved to San Francisco and transferred back to Salt Lake after four years. He retired from IBM after 30 years. Dad married Carol Ward on August 14, 1957 and again August 8, 1960. They had three children: Merry Kaye, Kirk and Michelle. Together they traveled the world. Dad cherished the east and west coasts. Carmel, California and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina were favorites. Dad was also a member of the Corvette Club of Utah for many years. After retiring from IBM, dad became a travel agent, joined the Board of Trustees for the Salt Lake Mosquito Abatement District and was very active in the Community Council. Dad had a talent for walking into a room filled with people he did not know and knowing all of them by the time he left. He will be deeply missed by everybody who knew him. Blaine was preceded in death by his mother and father, brother Eddie and wife Carol. He is survived by children: Merry Kaye (Bob) Pueblo, Kirk (Tanya) Linck, Michelle (Law) Jones, grandchildren: Keira, Dillon, Alisha, Talia, Brogan and Dallan, great-grand children: Kelina and Daxtin. Friends are invited to celebrate dad's life Tuesday, October 20, 2009 by attending graveside services from 3-4 p.m. and a remembrance from 6-8 p.m. at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 South Highland Drive. Casual dress required. Remember dad, it's 5:00 o'clock somewhere.