DEATH: LaVern Funk

LaVern Funk, 99, died on August 8th, 2020, in Hillsboro, KS.

Graveside service is at 10 a.m. at Hillsboro M.B. Cemetery in Hillsboro on Wednesday, August 12.

Memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. at Hillsboro M.B. Church. Memorial contributions can be made to The Good Shepard Hospice in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063.

He was born August 22, 1921, to Adolph and Anna (Enns) Funk in Wolf Point, Montana. He married Maxine Loewen in 1951, and together they had four children, which they raised on a farm south of Hillsboro. Maxine died in 1982. He later met and married Joyce Seibel in 1984.

He is survived by his wife Joyce, daughter Mary Leal (Eric), daughter-in-law Dorothy Funk (Richard), daughter Janet Mitzner (Ron), son Russell, nine grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister, Viola Schultz (John), and many nieces and nephews.

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