John J. Klink, 42

John J. Klink, 42, of Millville, Del., passed away Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009, in Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., surrounded by his loving family. A 1984 graduate of Indian River High School, he then served in the United State Army for three years. He was formerly employed as a police officer, correctional officer and security officer. He was an active member of the Millville Volunteer Fire Co. and was serving as a Delaware state fire policeman. He was a past member of the Bower Beach Volunteer Fire Co., where he was formerly ambulance captain and rescue lieutenant. He was also past president of the Camden Volunteer Fire Co. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating and riding motorcycles.

Klink was preceded in death by his grandparents, Karl and Mable Klink. He is survived by his loving wife, Brenda (Lane) Klink; his son, Andrew Michael Klink; step-son, Christopher Lee Baker; mother, Marjorie Bunting, of Dagsboro, Del.; his father, Karl M. Klink Jr., of Frankford, Del.; three brothers, Joseph Klink of Frankford, Karl Klink III and his wife, Melanie, and their children, Kacey and Kara Klink of Frankford, and Phillip Klink and his wife, Shannon, and their children, Phillip and Taylor Klink, of New Castle, Del.; his mother and father-in-law, Harold and July Lane, of Woodside, Del.; brother and sister-in-law, Harold Lane Jr. and his wife, Paula, and their children, Amy and Jacob Lane, all of Va.; many other aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

A funeral service was scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, with interment in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Dagsboro, Del. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Scholarship Fund for John’s son, Andrew Klink, c/o and Delaware County Bank.