Lake Charles American Press, Thursday, January 19, 1950, p. 5:
Albert G. Funk Dies at Age 75
Albert Goos Funk, 75, resident of Lake Charles for more than half a century and member of the Goos family, died at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday at his home at 2006 Helen street after a lengthy illness.
The body is at the Hixson funeral home where funeral arrangements were incomplete this morning but services are scheduled to be held sometime Friday at the Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception with the Rev. Curtis Vidrine, as assistant pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Goos cemetery.
Born in Goosport on July 11, 1874, he was the son of Conrad Funk and Medora Goos and the grandson of Capt. Daniel Goos, one of the earliest settlers of this area. He was married to the former Mary Ella Bonsall of Cameron on December 24, 1901.
Mr. Funk was reared and spent his early youth on St. John's Island near Cameron but had resided in Lake Charles most of his life.
At the time of his death he had been employed by the Southern Amusement
Company for more than 20 years.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, James Funk and Albert Funk, Jr., both of Lake Charles; six daughters, Mrs. Albert Trammel, Misses Oma and Annie Funk, Mrs. Jack Heflin, Mrs. Lucius DeRouen, all of Lake Charles, Mrs. Carl Vick of Sulphur; two sisters, Mrs. Frank Catlin of Los Angeles, Cal., Mrs. Frank Powell of DeRidder; three half-brothers; 15 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.