Larry Funk, 85, passed away at 12:57 a.m. Saturday June 10, 2017 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.
Larry was born on February 20, 1932 in Lincoln, IL; son of Daniel and Lula (Huff) Funk. He married Patricia Rickord on June 22, 1952 in Lincoln, IL. She preceded him in death on July 2, 2011.
Surviving Larry are his two sons: Michael (Sandra) Funk of Williamsville and Daniel (Sheri) Funk of Flatrock; five grandchildren: Evan, Ashton, Matt, Megan, and Dustin; and his four legged companion: Cha Cha. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, six brothers, and one granddaughter: Katie Jo.
Larry was a United States Air Force veteran. He was a member of Lincoln Christian Church, Masonic Lodge, Ansar Shrine, Scottish Rite, and Eastern Star.
Larry had a green thumb and enjoyed taking care of his flowers and plants. As an avid fisherman, he also shared many great memories with his family on several fishing trips.
Masonic Services for Larry will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday June 15, 2017 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, IL conducted by the Lincoln Masonic Lodge #210 following Masonic services a funeral service will be held with Ron Otto officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30-11:00 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow the service at Zion Cemetery where full military rites will be accorded by the American Legion Post #263. Memorials may be made in Larry’s name to the American Kidney Fund.