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Sarah Jane Shannon Funk
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1884
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1979
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA

The daughter of Charles Burnett Shannon and Frances "Fannie" Wilson, Sarah married Edward Lawrence "Ed" Funk on 27 Aug 1912 in Calhoun County, Illinois. He was a farmer, and they were the parents of 1 child.

At the time of her death at the Calhoun Care Center, Sarah was 94 years, 4 months and 26 days old. She was survived by her husband, Ed; 1 daughter, Corinne Kniser of Collinsville; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and 1 sister, Irene Shaver of Galesburg, Illinois.

Visitation was held after 6:30 p.m. on 09 Mar 1979 at Hanks Funeral Home in Hardin. Funeral services were conducted there at 2 p.m. the following afternoon.

The family requested that memorials, if desired, be made to the Batchtown Methodist Church.

Sarah's husband, Ed, passed away in 1981 and was buried next to her.

Children: 1 daughter.

Mother of:
Corrine F. Funk Kniser

Sarah's siblings:
James H. Shannon
Myrtle Shannon
Lucy Shannon Whitten
Ruby "Claire" Shannon Johnson
May "Abigail" Shannon Schlanker
Irene Shannon Shave
Burnett S. Shannon
Gilbert Shannon
Family links: 
  Charles Burnett Shannon (1847 - 1933)
  Frances Wilson Shannon (1861 - 1946)
  Edward Lawrence Funk (1889 - 1981)
  Myrtle Shannon Foval (1882 - 1955)*
  Sarah Jane Shannon Funk (1884 - 1979)
  Lucy Shannon Walter (1884 - 1969)*
  Ruby Claire Shannon Johnson (1887 - 1975)*
  May Abigail Shannon Schlanker (1892 - 1914)*
  Gilbert Leroy Shannon (1901 - 1947)*
*Calculated relationship
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Wilson Cemetery
Calhoun County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Lynn
Record added: Jul 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55307813
Sarah Jane <i>Shannon</i> Funk
Added by: Lynn
Sarah Jane <i>Shannon</i> Funk
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