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Mason City Globe-Gazette 13 September 1947 Frank Rink Dies
Farmer Near Cresco Dies of Broken Neck Cresco—Frank Rink, 71, farmer 3 miles south of Cresco, died in a hospital at Rochester, Minn., Fri" day. Mr. Rink suffered a broken neck 3 weeks ago when he fell 17 feet from the haymow in his barn. Since then his body has been paralyzed paralyzed from his chest down. Tentative Tentative funeral arrangements; in charge of the Feckosh funeral home are for Monday morning in the Assumption Catholic church. Mr. Hink was born in Howard county and has lived here all his life. He lived on his farm south of Cresco 33 years. He was a son of the late Peter and Barbara Rink who died many years ago and was one of a family of 8 children. He is survived by his widow, a daughter, Mrs. Terry Watros and 2 sons, Ed and Irwin, all of Cresco. There are 4 grandchildren, one brother, Henry Rink of Elma and one sister, Mrs. Joe Bowers of Marengo.