|Birth: ||Jun. 21, 1918|
|Death: ||Jan. 4, 1998|
GRIDLEY - The funeral of Alice Funk, 79, of R.R. 1, Gridley, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Apostolic Christian Church of Gridley, with church ministers officiating. Burial will be in Gridley Cemetery, with military rites accorded by Gridley American Legion Post 218. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Froelich Memorial Home, Gridley.
Mrs. Funk died at 9:15 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 4, 1998) at her home.
Memorials may be made to Apostolic Christian Church of Gridley or Heritage Manor of El Paso.
Mrs. Funk was born June 21, 1918, in rural Kappa, a daughter of Joseph W. and Cora Alice Turner Crout. She married Alwin J. Funk Jan. 26, 1947, in rural Kappa. He survives.
Also surviving are one son, Joseph W. (Donna) Funk, Tallahassee, Fla.; two daughters, Mary Ann (Stephen) Schwitters, Lakeland, Fla., and Nancy (Richard) Damery, Springfield; and two sisters, Dorothy McAlister, Lakeland, Fla., and Barbara Armstrong, Secor.
Other survivors include five granddaughters, Lisa and Carrie Schwitters; Rebecca and Rachel Damery; and Marjorie Funk; four grandsons, Paul, Philip and Jonathan Damery; and Andrew Funk; son stepgrandson, John Schwitters; and one stepgreat-granddaughter, Jordan Leigh Schwitters.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Dr. George Crout and Carl Crout; and two sisters, Nelle Crout and Mary Schwitters.
Mrs. Funk was a retired registered nurse and farm wife. She was a volunteer at the Spare and Share Shop in Gridley.
She was a member of Apostolic Christian Church of Gridley.
She graduated from El Paso High School in 1935 and from Presbyterian Hospital of Chicago School of Nursing. She also attended Illinois State Normal University.
Mrs. Funk served two years in the Army as a nurse during World War II, with 16 months of that time spent in the China-Burma-India Theater.
Alwin Joseph Funk (1914 - 2000)*
Created by: Teri Moncelle Colglazier
Record added: Apr 16, 2009
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