Phyllis M. Funk

Phyllis M. Funk, 81, a resident of the Fond du Lac Lutheran Home, died on Saturday, October 26, 2013, following a lengthy struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.

She was born on May 24, 1932, in Fond du Lac, a daughter of Garrett and Hazel Frost Rock.

On December 31, 1954, she married Harold F. Funk at Church of Peace, Fond du Lac.

Phyllis was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.  She enjoyed being involved in the lives and activities of her family.   She loved to play cards and crochet.

Phyllis was a member of Church of Peace.  She enjoyed helping at the annual church bazaar, and was a former member of the Martha Society.

She is survived by four children:  Diane (James) Swalby of Fond du Lac, Denise Kokke of Oshkosh, Daryl Funk of Fond du Lac, and Dawn Funk of Fond du Lac; four grandchildren:  Aimee (Jeremy) Grissmeyer of Fond du Lac, Lauren Swalby of Fond du Lac, Adam Kokke of Oshkosh, and Erin Kokke of Oshkosh; one great-granddaughter, Hannah; a sister, Thelma (Al) Haertle of Rib Lake; and a brother, David (Pat) Rock of Oshkosh.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three sisters, and a granddaughter.

The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. at Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 31 East Division Street, Fond du Lac, with Rev. Jennifer Dawson officiating.  Burial will follow in Estabrooks Cemetery.

The visitation will be on Tuesday at Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory is serving the family,