Born May 21, 1941, in Evanston to the late Charles Jr. and Jane (nee Stearns) Minor, Deanne M. Fink passed away Thursday, September 27, 2012, at the Pepper Family Hospice Home, Barrington.
Mrs. Fink was a longtime and avid supporter of St. Coletta of Wisconsin. After her ALS diagnosis, she became an avid supporter of the Les Turner ALS Foundation, donating a tissue sample for ALS research after her death.
Survivors include her husband, Richard “Dick” Fink, Jr., whom she married August 24, 1963, at St. Anne Church; daughters, Kathryn (Fred) Fink Senft of Bay Village, OH; Heidi L. Fink of Jefferson, WI; and Heather E. (Dave) Gale of Lithia, FL; grandchildren, Nicole and Zachary Senft and Victoria and William Gale; and brother, Charles (Barbie) Minor III of Algonquin and Jupiter, FL.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Coletta of Wisconsin, N4637 County Rd. Y, Jefferson, WI 53549, 920-674-4330, or www.stcolettawi.org, or the Les Turner ALS Foundation, 5550 W Touhy Ave., Ste. 302, Skokie, IL 60077, 847-679-3311, or www.lesturnerals.org.