15 October 2012

Mrs. Mabel Funck Obituary

Published in the Flint Journal on October 15, 1965:

FUNCK, Mrs. Mabel--125 E. Gracelawn, age 81, died Friday, October 15, 1965, at Kith Haven Convalescent Home.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Floral Chapel, Dodds-Dumanois Co. Funeral Home.  Rev. William G. Wager officiating.  Burial in Higgins Township Cemetery, Roscommon, Michigan, where the committal service will be held at 2 p.m.  Mrs. Funck will remain at the Dodds-Dumanois Co. Funeral Home.  She was born in Roscommon, Michigan in February, 1884, and was a resident of Flint for the last 49 years, coming here from Roscommon.  Surviving are:  Husband, Fred Funck; son, William Funk of Flint; 2 grandchildren, Don Funk of Flint and Mrs. Richard (Jean) Rudd of Chicago, Illinois. [Son and grandson's last name was spelled Funk in the obituary]

There was a Mabel Orcutt who was born in Roscommon, Michigan, in February of 1884.  Possibly this Mabel?

1920 MI Census Genesee, Flint
Funck, Fred, 30, MI MI MI
"  , Mabel, wife, MI MI MI
", Lillian, daughter, 3, MI MI MI
", William, son, 2 ?/12, MI MI MI
Social Security Card Issued: Michigan
Birth Date: 22 Oct 1889
Last Residence: Flint, MI
Death Date: Jan 1971
Person Full name: Fredrick Funck
[Not related; no further information]

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