Gerald J. Funfsinn

ARLINGTON - Gerald J. Funfsinn, 79, of Arlington passed away Feb. 4, 2019 at Heritage Health, Mendota.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Peterstown with Father Peter Pilon officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery with military rites by Mendota VFW Post 4079. There will be no visitation. Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota is handling the arrangements.

Gerald was born April 15, 1939 in Mendota to Harold and Clara (Auchstetter) Funfsinn.

Survivors include two sisters, Marilyn Hawkins of Mendota and Eileen Funfsinn of Arlington; one brother, Kenneth (Sharon) Funfsinn of Mendota; and two nieces, Mary Beth Hawkins of Peru and Juli Hawkins of Mendota.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Gerald attended Saints Peter and Paul Grade School and graduated from St. Bede Academy in 1956. He served in the National Guard from 1962-1967. He was a member of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus. He was an avid flyer and was a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association.

Memorials may be directed to Mendota Area Senior Services.


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