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 Henry Funke

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Henry Funke

Birth
New Vienna, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA
Death 30 May 1942 (aged 80)
New Vienna, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA
Burial New Vienna, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 76373457 View Source

From the May 31, 1942, edition of the Dubuque (IA) Telegraph Herald

Henry Funke

Henry Funke, 80, a life-long resident of New Vienna, died Saturday morning at 1 o'clock following an illness of five months at the residence in New Vienna.

The body is at the residence, from where the funeral will be held to St. Boniface Church Tuesday morning at 9:30 o'clock. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. The Didesch Abeln Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Funke, a farmer, was born at New Vienna Nov. 1, 1861, and was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Henry (Eleanora) Scherber [sic], New Vienna, and Miss Ann Elizabeth Funke, at home; one son, Xavier Funke, New Vienna; one brother, Joseph Funke, Geddes, S.D.; three sisters, Mrs. Henry Rickens, Worthington, Mrs. Ignatz Augustine, Geddes, S.D., and Mrs. Frank Vaske, Bancroft; and two granddaughters.

His wife and one daughter preceded him in death.


Inscription


HEINRICH FUNKE
GEB. NOV. 1, 1861
GEST. MAI 30, 1942
~
MARIA FUNKE
GEB. VASKE
SEINE EHEFRAU
GEB. FEB. 23, 1863
GEST. MAI 11, 1906
~
Es ist ein Heiliger und
Heilsamer Gedanke
Für die Verstorbenen zu
beten damit sie von ihren
Sünden erdost werden.
12.46
A holy and wholesome thought
is to be prayed for the deceased therewith
it of its sins.


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