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Theodore Cornelius Funk
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Birth: Dec. 5, 1877
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 1946
Golden Eagle
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA

The son of Heinrich "Henry" Funk and Susan "Elizabeth" Hagen, Theodore married Nancy Elizabeth "Daisy" Evering on 22 Jan 1899 in Calhoun County, Illinois. They were the parents of 5 children.

Theodore worked as a carpenter and later as a salesman in a general store. In 1940, he worked doing road maintenance in Calhoun County.

Theodore died 9 days before his 69th birthday at the home of his daughter, Julia Iola Schulze.

He was survived by 2 daughters, Julia Iola Schulze of Golden Eagle, and Lillian Mager of Alton; 1 son, Harry Funk of Batchtown; 3 brothers, Ed and Raymond, both of Batchtown, and Carl of Hardin; and 1 sister, Ida Zigrang of Batchtown.

In addition to his parents, Theodore was preceded in death by his wife, Daisy; and 2 infant children.

Visitation was held at Hanks Funeral Home in Hardin. It was continued before the beginning of services at the Batchtown Methodist Church on the morning of 29 Nov 1946. Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. that afternoon at the church.

Children: 3 daughters, 1 son, 1 infant.

Father of:
Infant Funk
Julia Iola Funk Schulze
Lillian M. Funk Mager
Infant Daughter Funk
Harry C. Funk

Theodore's siblings:
Julia A. Funk Schulze
George Garrett Funk
Leo Anton Funk
Ida Josephine Funk Zigrang
Carl J. Funk
Edward Lawrence Funk
Raymond H. Funk
Family links: 
  Heinrich Funk (1852 - 1921)
  Susan Elizabeth Hagen Funk (1852 - 1929)
  Julia Iola Funk Schulze (1901 - 1983)*
  Lillian M. Funk Mager (1904 - 1992)*
  Julia A. Funk Schulze (1875 - 1931)*
  Theodore Cornelius Funk (1877 - 1946)
  George Garrett Funk (1880 - 1945)*
  Leo Anton Funk (1882 - 1884)*
  Ida Josephine Funk Zigrang (1885 - 1962)*
  Carl J. Funk (1887 - 1957)*
  Edward Lawrence Funk (1889 - 1981)*
  Raymond H. Funk (1894 - 1960)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Death certificate, census records and obituary give Theodore's birth year as 1877, although the stone says 1878. Double click click on photo to enlarge image.
Wilson Cemetery
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Lynn
Record added: Jul 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55307815
Theodore Cornelius Funk
Added by: Lynn
Theodore Cornelius Funk
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 Added: Dec. 13, 2014

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