Dorothy Anne Funk, 82

Dorothy Anne Funk, 82, of Hopkins went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. at Green Acres of Wayland.

Dorothy was born in Allegan on April 16, 1936, to the late William and Mary (Callahan) Hoffman and was the wife of the late Richard “Dick” Funk.

She was a graduate of Allegan High School and went on to pass the Insurance Bar. She worked at United Bank and United Bank Insurance, formerly Wayland State Bank, for 25 years; most of those years as secretary to Mr. Johnson. 

Dorothy was a dedicated member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church where she had served on the Altar Society. She also volunteered on the Election Board for Watson Township. 

Spending time with her family camping and traveling was a favorite pastime for Dorothy. She loved to remain active through golf and bowling leagues and playing card games with friends. 

Dorothy liked to spend her quiet time reading and crocheting; she made beautiful baby blankets for all her grandchildren. She also enjoyed watching game shows, especially Jeopardy.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Rick (Sherri) Funk, Valerie (Scott) Holmes, Colleen (Terry) Holland and Andy (Deb) Funk; nine grandchildren, Shelly Funk, Dustin Funk, Cory (Darci) Holmes, Daniel Holmes, Cade Holmes, Sarah (Eric) Guthrey, Chelsea (Jesse) Grover, Heather Mashburn and Brandon (Kaylee) Funk; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents and her husband of 64 years, she was preceded in death by her infant daughter Sheryl Funk; and siblings, Rosemary Murray, Margaret Miller and Tom Hoffman.

The family will receive friends at Gorden Funeral Residence, Hopkins Chapel, on Friday, Feb. 15, from 5 to 7 p.m. A funeral service will be at the funeral home on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery. 

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

 

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