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Philip Victor Funk Obituary
Philip Victor Funk

Born March 19, 1941 in Yakima, Washington to Margie Bell Gideon and Oliver A. Funk. Passed away June 14, 2013. He lived in Montana and then Seattle before moving to the Kent area for most of his life and attended Kent Meridian High School. He married Marjorie Oskam Yahne in 1969 and raised her three sons as his own. They built a house near Lake Youngs and lived there for 33 years. He was a member of the Boilermaker-Blacksmith Union and retired from Todd Pacific Shipyard in 1999. He enjoyed restoring cars including his 1978 Silver Anniversary Edition Corvette and was a member of the Classical Glass Corvette Club. He also enjoyed raising fancy pigeons and was a member of the Puget Sound Pigeon Club. He adored his pets, especially his mini-schnauzer, Stinky. He was preceded in death by his parents and son Robert Yahne, daughter-in-law Vickie Yahne, sister Loretta Fenn and brother Kenneth Mackey. He is survived by his wife, sons James and Bruce Yahne, grandsons Jeramy (Jennifer) and Joshua Yahne, great granddaughters Jillian and Hayden Yahne, sister Leetta Boespflug, brother Ron Funk. He is also survived by his Aunts Betty Decker and Leeta Funk and Uncles Arnie and Ed Funk along with many nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Noon at Hillcrest Burial Park at 1005 Reiten Road in Kent.
Published in The Seattle Times from June 25 to June 26, 2013
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