Edwin M. Funke

Edwin M. FunkeEdwin M. Funke was born to Murray and Frieda Funke of Trona California on September 19th 1951. He entered his eternal life December 11th 2021 surround by the love of his family. Edwin was a beloved father, brother, and Grandfather. He graduated from Trona High School in 1969 and then joined the United States Marine Corp. He then worked for Searles Valley Minerals for over 30 years. He was a proud patriot and proud Marine. He was a memeber of the Trona Elks Lodge. He also loved camping, fishing, golfing and hunting. Edwin is survived by his brother Klaus Funke(Linda), two nephews (Eric and KC Funke) son Edwin Funke(Karina), daughters Sheena Mulverhill(Nicholas), Piper Hendrix, 10 grandchildren (Leanna Hendrix, Gavyn Mulverhill, Kyliee Mulverhill, Elysie Mulverhill, Jesse Funke, Heidi Boykin, Ashley Thatcher, Brian Brooks, Brady Winniford, and Cole Winniford) and two great granddaughters. He was proceed in death by his mother, father, and wife (Barbara Funke). A celebration of life will be held Friday December 17th at 5 pm at the Trona Elks Lodge.

Story First Published: 2021-12-24