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Elva Jean Funk (Sommers)

April 13, 1931 - March 21, 2012

A public viewing will be held from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., Sunday, March 25, 2012 at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. A funeral service will begin at 1:00 p.m., Monday, March 26, 2012 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on 22nd Avenue, Sweet Home (across from Husky Field)..

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Elva Jean Funk, 80, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2012. She was born in Sweet Home, Oregon to Frank and Rita (Lundholm) Sommers.

Elva grew up in Sweet Home and graduated from Sweet Home High School in 1949.

She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she willingly offered her service throughout her life. Elva met the love of her life, Lowell C. Funk, in 1948, and they were married for time and eternity in 1950 in the Logan, Utah temple. She dedicated her life to her husband, children and home. Her life and actions reflected her belief, “My Family is My Wealth.” She made everyone feel of great worth!

Elva is survived by: her husband, Lowell C. Funk of Sweet Home; son, Rick (and wife Joan) of Lebanon; son, Dennis (and wife Elaine) of Sweet Home; daughter-in-law, Brenda Suing of Lebanon; daughter, Karen Johnston (and husband Jim) of Canyon City; son, Arthur (and wife Cheryl) of Sweet Home; 21 grandchildren; 32.5 great grandchildren; and sister, Helen Gilliland of Bend.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; her son, Dale; daughter-in-law, Sue Funk; grandchildren, Jamie Funk and Jason Funk; and sister, Viola Ford.

A public viewing will be held from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., Sunday, March 25, 2012 at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. A funeral service will begin at 1:00 p.m., Monday, March 26, 2012 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on 22nd Avenue, Sweet Home (across from Husky Field)..

Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.