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Roy Funk

d. March 18, 2017

Hillsboro – Roy Funk, 94, passed away March 18, 2017 at Bethesda Home in Goessel.  He was born November 18, 1922 to Paul and Katharina (Schmidt) Funk in Goessel.  He married Mary Ann Rempel March 12, 1946 at Goessel.  Survivors include: wife, Mary Ann Funk of Goessel; sons, Gerald (Sharon) of Hillsboro, Willard (Mary) of McPherson, Myron (Rochelle) of Wichita, Lyle (Elaine) of Hillsboro; daughter, Elaine (Jim) Baker of Hillsboro; sister, Lenora Gehring of Moundridge; 11 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.  Celebration of Life Service 11:00 a.m. Saturday March 25, 2017 at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church Rural Goessel.  Interment 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Haven of Rest Cemetery 1 mile East of Hillsboro.  Memorials to Bethesda or the Church in care of Jost Funeral Home P.O. Box 266 Hillsboro, KS 67063.  Online condolences at www.jostfuneralhome.com

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4 thoughts on “Roy Funk

  1. Willard,
    We were sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Please know that we care and will keep you and family in prayer. Patty & Bill Eccles

  2. We are sorry to hear of the passing of Roy. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family in this time of loss. May God’s love comfort you.
    Your friends at Hillsboro Hometown Pharmacy

  3. Memories of Uncle Roy: he let me drive his John Deer(the 1st motor vehicle I drove): the many projects Uncle Roy and my Dad did together: cutting firewood, pouring concrete for garage & dairy barn, laying blocks, digging well, electrical, plumbing, hair cuts, overhauling cars & other things, field work, etc. All the while teaching their oldest boys how to use tools ,how to work together, how to be proud of what you did, and how to help others when they need help. Uncle Roy and Uncle Elmer E. had a special relationship, and all us kids benefited from that. I am praying with & for our extended families! Junior Enns

    • First off-very sorry for the delay in answering, I wasn’t following the “newer” technology. Great to hear from you as the memories you related run deep and meaningful. The waffles and get-togethers every two weeks for haircuts were a great time as I remember it Uncle Elmer kept track of whose turn it was to host the event. My experiences in Goessel go full circle as I learned many things at Uncle Elmer Enns’s
      and in Goessel is where my parents, and mom still does, lived until Dad died. Memories of your Dad and when he met his reward are still very vivid in my mind. What a great heritage we have!! Good to here from you, Junior and God Bless

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