James Albert Funk, Sr.

Born: April 24, 1904 in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Died: August 11, 1980 in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Buried: August 13, 1980 in Goos Cemetery, Lake Charles, Louisiana  (Map 14)
Father: Albert Goos Funk, Sr.
Mother: Marie Ella Bonsall
First Wife: Emma Lucille Goodman
Married: 1924
Divorced: 1951
Children: James Albert Funk, Jr.
William Maurice Funk
Frederick Gayle Funk
Annie Medora Funk
Eloise Lana Funk
Oma Foy Funk
Second Wife: Maggie Pate
Married: July 17, 1955

Lake Charles American Press, August 12, 1980:

Jim Funk services scheduled

        Funeral services for James A. (Jim) Funk Sr., 76, of 306 Helen St., will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, from Immaculate Conception Cathedral.
        Rev. Fernand Gouaux will officiate. Burial will be in Goos Cemetery under direction of Johnson Funeral Home.
        Mr. Funk died at 4 p.m. Monday at his residence after a lengthy illness.
        He was a native and lifelong resident of Lake Charles and a member of a pioneer family in Lake Charles. He was also a descendent of Captain Daniel Goos.
        Mr. Funk was a retired shipping clerk for J. A. Bel Lumber Co. He had worked at Milford's Furniture, Household Furniture Co. and Hemingway's Furniture Co. He was a member of the Hecker Hunting Club.
        Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Ella Bonsall Funk of Lake Charles; three sons, Jimmy and Bill Funk, both of Lake Charles and Freddie Funk of Fayetteville, N.C.; three daughters, Mrs. Annie M. Trahan of DeRidder, Mrs. Lana Manino of Lake Charles and Mrs. Oma F. Hofstrom of Boulder, Col.; one brother, Albert Goos Funk Jr. of Lake Charles; six sisters, Mrs. Albert (Thelma) Trammel, Oma Floy Funk, Annie Goos Funk, Mrs. Bessie Heflin, Mrs. Lucius (Marie) DeRouen, all of Lake Charles; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.