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Larry Thomas Funke

December 12, 1960 ~ July 19, 2020 (age 59)


Larry Thomas Funke, 59, of Chicago, Illinois, formally of Edgewood, Iowa passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020, at Amita Health Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.  Larry was born, December 12, 1960, in Manchester, Iowa to James and Kathleen (McMullen) Funke and was raised and educated in the Edgewood area.  He was an Ed-Co graduate and received his B.A. from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls.

Larry worked as a computer analyst with the Chicago Transit Authority.  He enjoyed spending time in Backbone State Park, loved music, spending time with family and friends, and especially enjoyed the family vacations at Lake Okoboji.

Survivors include his parents, James and Kathleen Funke of Edgewood; four siblings, Jay (Elaine)Funke of Edgewood, Jody (Dan) Mahnke of Fairfax, David (Rene`) Funke of Swisher, and Michael (Stephanie) Funke of Manchester; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family prefers memorials and they should be made payable to the Larry Funke Memorial Fund


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Private Inurnment at a Later Date

St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery
Greeley, IA 52050

Public Celebration of Life at a Later Date

Private Family Mass of Christian Burial

St. Mark Catholic Church
205 South Locust Street
Edgewood, IA 52042