Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

January 7, 2013

Gerald Funneman

Effingham Daily News

TEUTOPOLIS — Gerald F. Funneman, 65, of Teutopolis, passed away at 9:32 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Effingham.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Bauer Funeral Home in Effingham with visitation beginning two hours prior. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the donor's choice. Online condolences may be left at www.bauerfh.com.

Gerald was born March 5, 1947, in Effingham, the son of Ambrose and Mary (Jansen) Funneman. He was a teamster and worked for Advance Transportation for 19 years.

Gerald is survived by his three sons, Travis (Vicki) of Effingham, Matt and Mitch, both of Teutopolis; three brothers, Ken (Peggy), Frank (Cathy) and Dennis (Marilee), all of Teutopolis; two granddaughters, Shelby and Chloe; four sisters, Jean (Roy) Campbell and Rose Kingery, both of Effingham, Linda (David) Young of Sigel and Dolores (Pete) Wilmarth of Frisco, Texas; brother-in-law, Mark Smith of Teutopolis; and 20 nieces and nephews.

Gerald was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Marita Connelly and Marilyn Smith; and brother-in-law, Jerry Kingery.