Irma P Funke

20 February 1922–18 July 2010 (Age 88)
Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa, United States

The Life of Irma P

When Irma P Funke was born on 20 February 1922, in Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa, United States, her father, Lawrence Henry Funke, was 29 and her mother, Emma Maria Augustina Krogman, was 24. She married Raymond C Hess on 28 June 1938. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Dodge Township, Dubuque, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died on 18 July 2010, in Dyersville, Dubuque, Iowa, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Raymond C Hess
Irma P Funke
Marriage: 28 June 1938
David Ray Hess
Lois Ann Hess
Deanne M Hess

Spouse and Children

28 June 1938
Iowa, United States


    David Ray Hess


    Lois Ann Hess


    Deanne M Hess


Parents and Siblings



    Gilbert Funke


    Deloras Ruth Funke



    Lucille B Funke


    Lavern Funke


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 4

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 23

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Funk .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Irma Funke in household of Lawrence Funke, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Irma Funke in entry for Hess, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Irma Funke in entry for Unknown, "Iowa, Birth Records, 1921-1942"

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