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Carl Funk

December 10, 1924 ~ December 17, 2017 (age 93)

Carl Funk, age 93, a former Portland resident passed away on Sunday, December 17, 2017, in Plainfield, Indiana. 

            Carl was born on December 10, 1924, in Jay County, Indiana the son of Harry and Lula Belle (Rupe) Funk.  Carl married Mary Merry on October 12, 1957 and she passed away on October 15, 2006. 

            Carl graduated from Portland High School in 1944 and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving during World War II.  He farmed for many years in Greene Township, Jay County and owned and operated the Jay County Honey Farm.  He was a member of the VFW in Salamonia where he was a past Commander.  He also was a member of The Bee Keepers of Indiana where he was awarded Bee Keeper of the Year in 2015. 

            Survivors include:

            1 daughter:  Margaret Humrichouser (husband David) – Danville, Indiana

            1 son:  Dwight Funk – Muncie, Indiana

            1 brother:  Everett Funk (wife Barbara) – New Haven, Indiana

            2 sister-in-law’s:  Martha “Kitty” Cowgill (husband Jerry) – Albany, Indiana

                                       Bernice “Bea” Prescott – Winchester, Indiana

            7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren

            Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at the Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home in Portland. 

            Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at the Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home in Portland.  Burial will follow in the Reitenour Cemetery, west of Deerfield, Indiana.  The American Legion Post #211 of Portland will conduct military graveside rites.  


 Service Information

Visitation
Thursday
December 21, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

Funeral Service
Friday
December 22, 2017

11:00 AM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371


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