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Peter “Pete” Funk

June 11, 2019

Life Sketch for Peter L. Funk


Peter “Pete” Funk, 80, died on June 11, 2019 at Asbury Park in Newton, Kansas.


Pete was born on July, 19, 1938 in Hillsboro, Kansas to Peter and Louise (Weiderstein) Funk.


Pete married Linda Morgan on October 14, 1983 in Newton.  They were married for thirty five years prior to his death.


He was retired from Boeing where he worked in airplane manufacturing.


Pete was an avid bowler and enjoyed woodworking, reading and fishing. He loved his two pets:  Tortie the cat and Cricket the dog.


He is survived by his wife: Linda; daughters: Valinda Atwater, Sheila Irven, Andrea DuBois; siblings: Terry Funk, Carol Schmidt (Larry); sisters-in-law: Delora Funk, Sherri Funk; four grandchildren: Justin and Jeremy Scheffler, Garrett and Avery DuBois; and six great grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his parents: Peter and Louise Funk; and brothers: George and Roger Funk.


A Celebration of his life will be held at a later date.


In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to the following organizations: Good Shepherd Hospice of Newton, 301 N. Main St. Suite 300, Newton, Kansas 67114 and Caring Hands Humane Society of Newton, 1400 SE 3rd ST., Newton, Kansas 67114.





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2 thoughts on “Peter “Pete” Funk

  1. Pete, you will forever be in our hearts, You fought hard, and now you get to spend eternity with our Heavenly family. Miss you so much already♥️, your sis, Carol Ann

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