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Leona Funk

Leona Funk, 86, of Hillsboro, died March 8, 2009, at Salem Home of Hillsboro.

She was a homemaker.

Born Oct. 20, 1922, in Inman, she was the daughter of Jacob E. and Katie (Vogt) Wiens.

On March 9, 1943, she married Allen J. Funk in Hillsboro. He died in 2003.

Survivors include four sons, Lester Funk of rural Marion, and Larry Funk, Delbert Funk, and Ronald Funk, all of Hillsboro; two daughters, Joyce Ediger of Moundridge and Jeanette Schaffer of Hillsboro; a sister, Gladys Wolfe of Erie; 17 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.

Services are at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at First Mennonite Church of Hillsboro with Pastor Randy Smith officiating.

Burial is at Haven of Rest Cemetery, rural Hillsboro.

The family will receive guests at a visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Jost Funeral Home, Hillsboro.

A memorial fund has been established with the church.

Last modified March 11, 2009