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Michael Wayne Funk, 74, of Vandalia

Michael Wayne Funk, 74, of Vandalia, passed away at 11:56 p.m., Saturday, April 03, at his home surrounded by family.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 07, 2021 at Hohlt & File Funeral Home, Vandalia with Rev. Pete LeDuc officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 10 – 11 a.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Fairlawn Cemetery, Vandalia. Memorials may be made to the Family of Michael Funk. Online condolences can be expressed at

Michael Wayne Funk was born on December 08, 1946 in Vandalia, the son of Wayne Floyd and Meri (Thompson) Funk. He married Sharon K. Helige on August 11, 1979; together, they celebrated over 40 years of marriage.

Mike was a member of the Iron Workers Union Local #392, East St. Louis; through which he was employed for 37 years. He was also a former member of the Masonic Temperance Lodge

#16, Old National Trail Shrine Club, and Moose Lodge #1447, Vandalia.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Funk of Vandalia; sons, Timothy Funk and Todd Funk, both of Vandalia; step-son, John Wright Jr.; grandchildren, Nichole (Funk) Wilson, Michael Funk, Lani Nuebling, Allison Funk, and Anthony Funk; step-grandchildren, Jessica Wright, Tayler Wright, Shelby Rhodes and Levi Rhodes; great-grandchildren, Kylen Cody, Karter Huston, Kailee Nehrt, Miley Funk, and Aurora Wright.

He was preceded in death by parents, son, Tony Funk, and step daughter, Shanna Wright.