Steven Paul Link
August 15, 1970 - February 23, 2023

Steven Paul Link, 52; of Land O’ Lakes passed away February 23, 2023 after a brave 22 month battle with Small Cell Lung Cancer. He fought valiantly to the end and passed peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family and best friend.
Everyone who knew Steve felt his big heart and giving nature. He always had a smile on his face and a joke to go with it. He never lost his sense of humor and carried it all the way to the end. He was the life of every party and authentically and wholeheartedly there for those in his life. Steve was always a true friend and helper, who nurtured and maintained lifelong relationships. He was a LIFETIME Bucs fan, an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved surfing and spending time at the beach with his family. 
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Luther and Norma Love, paternal grandparents, Edward and Ruth Bancroft.
He is survived by his amazing wife and best friend Jennifer Link, his five children, Brooke Arbogast (Jake), Samantha Warren (Jarrod), Makenna May, Graham May, Griffin May, his two beautiful grandchildren, Elizabeth Grace and Lawson Lee, his parents Bob and Linda Link, his sister Kim Mantei (Jeff), three nieces, Ashley, AJ, Charlie and numerous Aunts, Uncles, cousins, friends and others whose lives Steve touched. His absence will be felt by all. 
A Celebration of Steve’s life will take place at Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home on Friday, March 10, 2023 from 4-6pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St Jude’s Children’s Hospital or your preferred animal rescue. 
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  • Marylou and Buddy Kanupp Posted February 25, 2023 6:21 pm

    Our heartfelt condolences for Steve’s wife Jennifer and his family. Steve was one of those guys who always had a smile on his face. Whenever I saw him he gave me the best hugs. Be at peace Steve…fly with the angels. Free of pain and full of light.

  • Julia Posted February 25, 2023 8:12 pm

    Our heart felt condolences go out to Jennifer and all of their families. We had the pleasure of meeting Steve during my sons years with the land o lakes gators (PPAL)

  • Stephanie (Torres) Crofton Posted February 26, 2023 8:25 pm

    Gone too soon. Will always remember him fondly, and for his genuine kindhearted nature. RIP my friend 🙏🏼

  • Jesse & Susan Gentry Posted March 7, 2023 11:46 am

    Our sincere condolences for your family. Steve was like a brother to me and he was just such an awesome guy and will be missed dearly. Hold on to the good times and know you’ll see him again one day . 🙏🏻❤️

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