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HOWARD “BUTCH” FUNKE, 73, of Fontanelle (Svcs. 10/13/21)


October 9th, 2021 by Ric Hanson

HOWARD “BUTCH” FUNKE, 73, of Fontanelle, died Saturday, October 9, 2021, at the Adair County Memorial Hospital in Greenfield.  Funeral services for HOWARD “BUTCH” FUNKE will be held 1-p.m. Wed., Oct. 13th, at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Fontanelle. Steen Funeral Home in Fontanelle has the arrangements.

Visitation at the funeral home will take place from 2-until 9-p.m. Tuesday, Oct.12th, with the family greeting friends from 7-until 9-p.m.

Burial is in the Garner Cemetery, in Bridgewater.

Memorials may be directed to the Howard Funke Memorial Fund to the established by the family at a later date.; Online condolences may be left to the family at www.steenfunerals.com.

HOWARD “BUTCH” FUNKE is survived by:

His sons – Duane (Lisa) Funke, of Anita, and Pat Funke, of Dexter.

Two step-sons: Travis (Lisa) Arterburn, of Fontanelle, and Justin (Amanda) Arterburn, of Ankeny.

His sisters – Sherry (Jim) Ruggles, of Boone, and Cindy (Terry) Wambold, of Oklahoma.

Three grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.