More detail on this person: Mr Jerrold Merlin Funke, 57 of Bainbridge Island OBITUARIES ª" Kitsap Sun (Bremerton, WA) - Saturday, May 18, 2002 Jerrold Merlin Funke, 57, of Bainbridge Island died May 8, 2002, of cancer at his home. He was born Feb. 22, 1945, in Bremerton to Theodore and Zelma (Krafczik) Funke. He graduated from West High School in 1963. Mr. Funke served in the Army from 1967 to 1972, achieving the rank of captain. He was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He later worked in the real estate industry and the maritime industry for a total of 30 years. He retired in January 2001 because of illness. Mr. Funke enjoyed cooking and sailing. Survivors include his companion, Susan C. Fowler of Bainbridge Island; a daughter, Lelaine Keith and her husband John of Belfair; two brothers, Dennis and William Funke, both of Spokane; and three grandchildren, Carrie, Arianna and Noah Keith, all of Belfair. He was preceded in death by his son, Aaron. A celebration of his life will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Kass Funeral Home on Bainbridge Island.
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