Weekly Record Herald
April 30, 2010
FUNK, IVAN VICTOR - Ivan Victor Funk, 79, of Union, died Monday, April 19, 2010 at his home.  He was born Sept. 11, 1930 in New Philadelphia, the youngest son of Aaron R. and Martha (Menges) Funk.  He managed Woolworth stores in Akron, Louisville, Ky., and Dayton.  He became a notions (yarns and crafts) buyer for Elder-Beerman Co. and taught himself how to knit so he would know what to buy.  He was a member of West Milton Lodge 577 F and AM and was a 32nd degree Mason who played in the Shriner's Brass Band.  He married Mary (Seibert) Funk on June 4, 1950.  Ivan is survived by his wife; son, Wayne Funk of Union; daughters, Heidi Mercer of West Milton, Kathlena and Jerry Anderson of Connecticut; grandsons, Daniel Funk of Celina, Brian Funk, Jacob and Leslee Mercer, Nicholas, all of Ohio; granddaughters, Michelle and Mike Lewandowski, Kimberly and Richard Loomis of Connecticut; great-grandchildren, Sarah, Anna, Dylan, Landon, Jackson; and brother, Aaron Funk, Jr. of New Philadelphia.  He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Wilford.  Funeral services were held April 23 at the Hale-Sarver Funeral Home in West Milton with burial at Riverside Cemetery.  Shrine Ring service was held prior to the funeral and Masonic services were held later that day.  Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner's Burn's Hospital.
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