Arlene Wilma Funk
Arlene Wilma Funk
  • November 16, 1926 - December 6, 2017
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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Arlene Wilma Funk passed from life on this earth on December 6, 2017. Arlene was born on November 16, 1926 on a farm just east of Union City, Oklahoma, to Albert and Ella Wieman. Arlene was a child of the Depression who learned first hand of the importance of hard work and a supportive family. After graduating from Union City High School, she moved to Oklahoma City where she worked for a short time for Harper-Turner Oil Company. In 1951, Arlene married William L. ("Bill") Funk, and from then on turned her attention to being a homemaker, mother and grandmother. She excelled at all three.
Arlene was preceded in death by her husband Bill, and is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, John and Marsha Funk, of Oklahoma City, her sister, Miriam Biegel, of El Reno, and her grandchildren, Jack Funk and Will Funk, both of New York City. She is also survived by her step-son Bill Funk and his children Steve Funk and Melanie Stone all of Denver, Colorado.
Funeral Services will be held in the Hahn-Cook/Street & Draper Chapel, 6600 Broadway Extension, Oklahoma City, on Saturday December 9, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. with burial to follow at Rose Hill Burial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to Skyline Urban Ministry.