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Cecelia K. Funfsinn

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 11th, 2013


Cecelia Funfsinn
PERU - Cecelia K. (Henkel) Funfsinn, 88, of Peru died Sept. 8, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Home in Lacon with her loving family by her side.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the Mueller Funeral Home followed by mass of Christian burial at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Church, Peru with Rev. Harold Datzman, OSB officiating. Burial will be at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Spring Valley. Visitation was from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 10 at the funeral home with a private rosary before the visitation.

Mrs. Funfsinn was born Nov. 3, 1924 in West Brooklyn to Jacob and Theresa (Untz) Henkel. She married Carl M. Funfsinn on Jan. 21, 1943 in West Brooklyn. He preceded her in death on Sept. 15, 1992.

Survivors include seven daughters, Cathy Miklavcic of Lakeland, Fla., Joan Miller of Streator, Sr. Debrah Funfsinn, OSF of Morris, Rose (Tony) Manfredini of LaSalle, Judy (Gary) Winner of Mendota, Mary (Dale) Finnell of East Peoria and Deb Funfsinn of Princeton; six sons, Richard (Dawn) Funfsinn of Yorkville, Paul and Marty Funfsinn of Peru, Mike and Dale Funfsinn of LaSalle and Jerry (Trina) Funfsinn of Ladd; 24 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; and one brother, Donald (Elaine) Henkel of West Brooklyn.

She was preceded in death by her husband; one son, Anthony Funfsinn, in infancy; one granddaughter, Sharon Miller; one grandson, Brian Sparling; two brothers, Art and Leo Henkel; and one sister, Letha Klein.

Mrs. Funfsinn was a member of St. Joseph’s Church in Peru and a volunteer for the Illinois Valley Food Pantry for 25 years.

Memorial donations may be directed to St. Joseph’s Church in Peru, St. Joseph’s Nursing Home in Lacon, and Illinois Valley Food Pantry.

The online guestbook may be viewed and remembrances shared at www.MuellerFH.com.








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