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John Funk

July 30, 1966 — February 19, 2016

GRIDLEY- John Leslie Funk, 49, of Gridley passed away at 1:09 PM on Friday February 19, 2016 at his residence. He had been ill with cancer.

He was born July 30, 1966 in Bloomington, IL a son of S. Roy and Bertha M. Pulfer Funk.

Surviving are 2 brothers, Randall R. Funk, Eureka, and Jerry L. Funk, Bloomington; 4 sisters, Rhonda J. (Larry) Bauer of Lithia, FL, Charlene F. (David) Wagenbach, Burlington, IA, Lori A. Funk, Bloomington, and Karen K. Funk , Normal; 3 nieces, Diana (Greg) Eisenmann, Candace Wagenbach, and Rachel Wagenbach.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Bruce B. Funk. For several years John was employed in the warehouse at Martin-Brower, which later became Pro-Source in Gridley. Most recently he was employed in the warehouse at Nu-Way in Bloomington.

He was a member of the Gridley Apostolic Christian Church where funeral serviceS will be held at 10 AM on Tuesday February 23. Church Ministers will officiate. Visitation will be held from 5-8 PM on Monday February 22 at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso and from 9-9:45 am on Tuesday at the church. Burial will be in Gridley Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given to Loving Shepard Ministries.

Online Condolences may be directed to his family at


FEB 22. 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)

Ruestman-Harris El Paso
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738-1561


FEB 23. 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (CST)

Gridley Apostolic Christian Church
319 E. Seventh St.
Gridley, IL

Funeral Service

FEB 23. 10:00 AM (CST)

Gridley Apostolic Christian Church
319 E. Seventh St.
Gridley, IL

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