Albert W. Funk, Jr., 75

Albert W. Funk, Jr. 75, of Slinger, passed away Monday, April 12, 2010 at his home.

Albert was born Sept. 14, 1934 in Milwaukee to Albert Sr. and Florence (nee Meyer) Funk.

Albert was united in marriage to Donna Riesmeyer on July 10, 1954; she preceded him in death in 1994.

Albert loved NASCAR and was proud of his grandchildren and their achievements.

Albert is survived by his significant other and closest companion Dorothy "Dottie" Blish; his children Jeanie (Mike) Becker, Tom (Sue) Funk and Keith Funk, all of Slinger; his grandchildren, Amanda, Adam, Sarah (Dustin), Corey and Nikki; his aunt, Mildred Ashby of Texas; and Nick Blish (Dottie’s son). He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, and his special pet "Bella."

He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert Sr. and Florence, and his wife Donna.

Funeral Services for Albert will be held at 7 p.m on Thursday, April 15, 2010 at the Shimon Funeral Home, 824 Union Street, Hartford.

Family will greet relatives and friends from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

Interment will be at the old St. Peter Cemetery, Slinger.

Memorials to Washington County Humane Society or Kathy Hospice.

Special thanks to Hospice Advantage.

Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family.