Sarah Jane <I>Shannon</I> Funk

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Sarah Jane Shannon Funk

  • Birth 10 Oct 1884 Batchtown, Calhoun County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 8 Mar 1979 Hardin, Calhoun County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Batchtown, Calhoun County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 55307813

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 Members

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  • Created by: Lynn
  • Added: 22 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55307813
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Jane Shannon Funk (10 Oct 1884–8 Mar 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55307813, citing Wilson Cemetery, Batchtown, Calhoun County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Lynn (contributor 47138895) .