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Luella Jane (Mager) Wilson Funk
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Birth: Jun. 4, 1907
Missouri, USA
Death: Feb. 17, 2005
Hardin
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA

The daughter of James S. Wilson and Sarah Reeves, Luella married Fred Mager on 30 Oct 1924 in Calhoun County, Illinois. They were the parents of 3 children, but later divorced.

Their only daughter, Carol Lee Mager, died of burns suffered in a house fire in 1943 when she was 10-years-old.

Children from first marriage: 2 sons, 1 daughter.

Luella chose a career in nursing. She was employed at hospitals in Alton and at Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville. In addition to her hospital work, she was a nurse at several local nursing homes. She served as a county nurse in Calhoun.

Luella owned and operated a sheltered care home located in Hardin, Calhoun County, Illinois.

Luella married Harry Funk on 01 Feb 1964 in Calhoun County. He was the father of 6 children from his first marriage.

Children from second marriage: 4 step-sons, 2 step-daughters.

At the time of her death at Calhoun Care Center, Luella was 97 years, 8 months and 13 days old. She was survived by her second husband, Harry; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, James and Dorothy Mager of Batchtown, and Lyle and Patsy Mager of Kampsville; 6 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; 4 step-sons; 2 step-daughters; and several step-grandchildren.

Luella was preceded in death by her parents; 1 daughter, Carol Lee Mager; 1 sister, Rebecca Wilson Snyder Castelton her former husband, Fred; 2 half-brothers, Edward and Andrew Tannehill; and 5 half-sisters, Ida Tannehill Schuster, Ina Tannehill Schuster, Ziebie Tannehill, Trena Tannehill Simpson and Frederica "Ishie" Tannehill Sanders.

Visitation was held from 11 a.m. until the beginning of funeral services at 1 p.m. funeral services on 21 Feb 2005 at Hanks-Gubser Funeral Home in Hardin.

The family requested that memorials, if desired, be made to the charity of one's choice.

Luella's second husband, Harry, passed away in 2010 and was buried next to her.

Mother of:
James Mager
Carol Lee Mager
Lyle Mager

Luella's sibling:
Rebecca E. Wilson Snyder Castelton

Luella's half-brothers and half-sisters:
Alfred Tannehill
Zuby Tannehill
George "Edward" Tannehill
Ida Zoe Tannehill Schuster
Ina Belle Tannehill Schuster
Andrew Samuel Wilkins Tannehill
Trena Wilhelmina Tannehill Meekins Simpson
Frederica "Ishe" Tannehill Sanders
Andrew C. Wilson
Sarah F. Wilson
Margaret H. Wilson Albert
James M. Wilson
Laura Wilson
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Samuel Wilson (1851 - 1946)
  Sarah Ellen (Tannehill) Reeves Wilson (1867 - 1940)
 
 Spouses:
  Frederick Carl Mager (1903 - 1974)
  Harry C. Funk (1915 - 2010)
 
 Children:
  Carol Lee Mager (1932 - 1943)*
 
 Siblings:
  Andrew C. Wilson (1874 - 1881)**
  Margaret H. Wilson Albert (1877 - 1900)**
  Laura Wilson (1880 - 1881)**
  Ida Zoe Tannehill Schuster (1885 - 1965)**
  Ina Belle Tannehill Schuster (1890 - 1918)**
  Trena Wilhelmina (Meekins) Tannehill Simpson (1896 - 1979)**
  Luella Jane (Mager) Wilson Funk (1907 - 2005)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Wilson Cemetery
Batchtown
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Lynn Marie Vint
Record added: Aug 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57978498
Luella Jane (Mager) <i>Wilson</i> Funk
Added by: Lynn Marie Vint
 
Luella Jane (Mager) <i>Wilson</i> Funk
Added by: Lynn Marie Vint
 
Luella Jane (Mager) <i>Wilson</i> Funk
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