John P. Funka


Birth: January 23rd, 1954
Death: November 5th, 2017
Age: 63 years
Residence:St. Charles, Michigan
Survived By: Surviving besides his wife Suzanne are his children, Jeremy (Julie) Funka, Saginaw; Erik (Alison) Funka, Hemlock; Jammie (Charles) Paulson, Lakeland, Florida; Christopher Dunn, Atlanta, Georgia; eight grandchildren, Matt, C.J., Devon, Hannah, Jake, Luke, Lauren, and Taylor; a brother, Michael (Ninpha) Funka. John was preceded in death by two brothers, Steven and David Funka.

John P. Funka

St. Charles, Michigan

 Loving husband, father and grandfather passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at his home.  Age 63 years.  The son of the late Paul and Shirley (Brady) Funka, John was born on January 23, 1954 in Saginaw, Michigan. He married Suzanne Kushner on February 6, 1977.  She survives him.  John was employed for the City of Saginaw for 22 years retiring on February 28, 1997.  He enjoyed hunting, walleye fishing, snowmobiling, family camping trips, attending his grandchildren’s soccer games, working in his yard and working on his classic cars. John and Suzanne spent many years in Alpena and he absolutely loved being on the water and watching the sunsets.

 Surviving besides his wife Suzanne are his children, Jeremy (Julie) Funka, Saginaw; Erik (Alison) Funka, Hemlock; Jammie (Charles) Paulson, Lakeland, Florida; Christopher Dunn, Atlanta, Georgia; eight grandchildren, Matt, C.J., Devon, Hannah, Jake, Luke, Lauren, and Taylor; a brother, Michael (Ninpha) Funka.  John was preceded in death by two brothers, Steven and David Funka.

 Honoring John’s wishes cremation has taken place.  Family and friends will gather to share memories from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd., (between Shattuck and McCarty).  In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.



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