Harley C. Funte

June 28, 1920 Feb. 14, 2012

Harley C. Funte, 91, of Reedsburg, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, in the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. He was born June 28, 1920, in the Township of Westfield, Sauk County, the son of Carl and Theresa (Krey) Funte.

On June 18, 1955, he was married to the former Agnes L. Held. Harley was proud to be the third-generation farmer to farm on the Funte homestead. He was a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Stone Church. Harley enjoyed outdoor life, animals, birds, playing cards and visiting with family friends and neighbors. He also enjoyed spending time with his grandson, Joshua.

Survivors include two children, Eunice (David) Johnson of Waukesha and Loren (Rhoda) Funte of Loganville; his grandson, Joshua Funte; two step-grandchildren, Christopher and Heather; his special friend, Dorothy Koch of Reedsburg; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Agnes, on April 6, 2003; his father, Carl; his mother and stepfather, Theresa and Roy Erickson; two sisters, Adela Wollschlager and Syvilla Petersen; and infant twins in December 1956.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 today, Feb. 18, at the Zion Lutheran Stone Church, Westfield Township, with the Rev. Erich Hartenberger officiating. Interment will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Reedsburg.

Memorials to the Zion Lutheran Stone Church would be appreciated.

The Hoof Funeral Home, 608-524-2337, is serving the family.