Ruby B. Funk

ruby funk

December 31, 1928 ~ June 12, 2016

Ruby B. Funk, age 87, of Greenville passed away Sunday, June 12, 2016 at her home. Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 10:30 A.M. at Young Funeral Home. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery in Vandalia, IL. Friends may call Wednesday, June 15, 2016 from 5-7 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to Bond County Hospice or The Greenville First Baptist Church.

Ruby was born December 31, 1928 in Shobonier, IL to Jesse W. and Hallie (Blankenship) Zimmerman. She married Charles Herbert Funk on June 19, 1948 in Vandalia, IL. He died July 6, 2007. She is survived by her children Pam Funk of O'Fallon, IL and Randy Funk and his wife Karen of Randolph, NJ. She is also survived by a sister Bonnie Donnals of Vandalia, IL one grandchild Ashley Funk. She was preceded in death by her husband, a son Terry Funk, and a grandson Daniel Funk.

She was born and raised in the Shobonier area. She attended Shobonier Grade School and Vandalia High School. She worked for Illinois Bell in Vandalia, IL until she started her family. She and her husband moved to Greenville where he worked for Illinois Power. She moved to The Glenwood after her husband died. She was a member of The Greenville First Baptist Church.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
5:00 PM 6/15/2016 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 6/15/2016 7:00:00 PM
Young Funeral Home

118 E College Avenue
Greenville, IL 62246

Young Funeral Home
118 E College Avenue Greenville 62246 IL
United States
Thursday, June 16, 2016
10:30 AM 6/16/2016 10:30:00 AM
Young Funeral Home

118 E College Avenue
Greenville, IL 62246

Young Funeral Home
118 E College Avenue Greenville 62246 IL
United States

Fairlawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

Vandalia, IL 62471

Vandalia 62471 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Bond County Hospice
1502 S Fourth Street
Greenville, IL 62246
Greenville First Baptist Church
218 E. South Street
Greenville, IL 62246

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  1. Ruby, you will be missed by many people. You brought sunshine, happiness and your warm smile to brighten the day for everyone. I always felt love and support whenever I needed help regardless of the situation. My life was brighter for having Ruby as an Aunt and a friend. Love You Doris Wernsman

  2. Ruby was my "phone buddy" since before we had a dial. Such a wonderful person…..she will be missed. My deepest condolences.

  3. May this scripture bring you comfort and hope at Daniel 12:2 "And many of those asleep in the dust of the earth will wake up, some to everlasting life and others to reproach and to everlasting contempt." During this your time of sorrow. JR

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