Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

December 10, 2012

Wilma Funneman


Effingham Daily News

TEUTOPOLIS —     Wilma A. Funneman, 80, passed away at 3:45 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at her home in Teutopolis.

    Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Teutopolis, with burial in St. Francis Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the church with a 7 p.m. parish rosary. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be left at www.bauerfh.com.

    Wilma was born March 17, 1932, in Teutopolis, the daughter of Edward and Josephine (Doedtman) Hatke. She married Robert B. Funneman on May 7, 1949, and he preceded her in death in 2005. Wilma was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Teutopolis and St. Francis Council of Catholic Women.

    Wilma is survived by her three sons, Wayne (Jeannie), Maurice and Ted, all of Teutopolis; five daughters, Janet (Roger) Woods of Grand Island, Fla., Nancy (Les) Boothby of Effingham, Debbie (Doug) Niemerg of Teutopolis, Judy (Denny) Niemerg of Teutopolis and Cindy (Doug) Buenker of Teutopolis; two sisters, Lorraine Berger and Joyce (Loy) Cash, both of Effingham; 21 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren also survive.

    Wilma was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert; and son, Gary.