Carolyn Funk


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Posted Online: April 09, 2013, 4:43 pm
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Carolyn Funk, 78, formerly of Rock Island, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, April 5, 2013, at her residence in Batavia, Ill.
A memorial visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Friday, April 12, at Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 South Batavia Ave. (U.S. 31), Batavia, where a memorial service will follow the visitation at 11 a.m. Interment will be private.
She was born Dec. 29, 1934, in Chicago, the daughter of Larry and Pat Puffer Delp. She was united in marriage to Wayne Funk on Jan. 11, 1958, in Chicago.
Carolyn was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother, and greatly enjoyed spending time with all of her family. She enjoyed Parcheesi and shared the love of the game with all of her grandchildren.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 55 years, Wayne; her children, Steve (Kelly) Funk, Plainfield, Ill., and Susan Funk, Wheaton, Ill.; grandchildren, Beth, Kathy, Ashley, Kimberly, Aaron, Rick, Mike, and Tori; a son-in-law, Paul Genske, Gainesville, Fla.; her brother, Don (Nancy) Delp, Ocala, Fla.; a sister, Patsy Tonn, Brunswick, Maine; a sister-in-law, Nancy Funk, Evanston, Ill.; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Carolyn was preceded in death by her daughter, Lori Genske; and her aunt, Helen Zerbe.
For additional information, please contact the Moss Family Funeral Home in Batavia at 630-879-7900 or mossfuneral.com.












 




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