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Paul Robert Funke

June 12, 1956 ~ December 22, 2021 (age 65)


Paul Robert Funke died peacefully at EveryStep Kavanagh Hospice House on December 22, 2021.  Paul was born on June 12, 1956, in Cedar Rapids Iowa.  Paul married Kerry Joan Kimberley on December 30, 1978, in Ames, Iowa.  He graduated from Iowa State University in 1980. Paul and Kerry have resided in Norwalk, Iowa for 35 years and have also enjoyed a lake home in Sun Valley, Iowa for 20 years.

 In addition to his wife Kerry, he is survived by his sons Andrew Eli and Kevin James; his brothers Bill (wife Vicki), Tony (wife Jan), Gerry (wife Lori), David (wife Connie); sister Barbara; sister-in-law Kim; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother Don and his parents Louis and Virginia.

Funeral Services will be held at O’Leary Funeral Home, 1020 MainStreet, Norwalk, Iowa 50211 Wednesday, December 29 at 10:30 AM; please plan to arrive between 10 and 10:15 to allow for time to be seated. Visitation will be immediately following the ceremony; a light meal will be served.

While flowers are appreciated please consider making a memorial contribution to the Pink Tractor Foundation, mailing address 3845 G50 Hwy, St Charles, IA 50240; website (; or to a non-profit organization of your choice.

To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.


Funeral Service
December 29, 2021

10:30 AM
O'Leary Funeral & Cremation Services
1020 Main Street
Norwalk, IA 50205

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