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Walker-Eastman-Heydinger Funeral Home
98 W. Main St.
Norwalk, OH 44857
Phone: 419.663.4513
Fax: 419.663.6809
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Clifford J. Fink, 84, of Norwalk, Ohio, died Saturday, April 13, 2013 in Fisher-Titus Medical Center.

He was born June 21, 1928 in Old Fort, Ohio to the late Jacob W. and Glenna P. (Echelbarger) Fink and came to this area in 1953 from New Haven, Ohio. He was a 1947 graduate of Willard High School. Cliff was a member of Norwalk First Baptist Church and Gibson Lodge #301, Townsend, Ohio. He was a former employee of Box Board Packaging, Norwalk, Ohio and retired in 1986 from Columbia Gas of Ohio after many years of service.

Well known for his wonderful sense of humor, Cliff enjoyed his family and friends. If he didn't make you laugh, you had never met him. Cliff enjoyed playing chess, watching sports, bowling, and playing golf.

He is survived by his children, Valerie and George Chill of Norwalk, Ohio, Pamela K. and Jim Fox of Norwalk, Ohio and Karen A. and Robert Neapolitan of Boardman, Ohio, 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Cliff is also survived by his brothers and sisters in law, Robert and Colleen Fink of Anderson, California and Kenneth and Nancy Fink of Willard, Ohio, by his brother in law, Jack Shaarda of New Haven, Ohio, by his sister in law and brother in law, Sheila and Norb Barman of Norwalk, Ohio, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Roberta M. Fink in 2012, by his brother, Richard Fink, and by his sisters, Mary Fink and Carol Shaarda.

Friends may call on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Walker Funeral Home, 98 West Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio where funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Dr. Paul Lamb, Pastor of Norwalk First Baptist Church will officiate. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Norwalk First Baptist Church, Elevator Fund, 67 East Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio 44857 or Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870.Online condolences may be made by going to