Vera May Funk

22 August 1911–19 August 1995 (Age 84)
Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana, United States

The Life of Vera May

When Vera May Funk was born on 22 August 1911, in Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana, United States, her father, Fred Stark Funk, was 20 and her mother, Cloaha Mable Pittman, was 18. She lived in Tom Township, Benton, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died on 19 August 1995, in Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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James Virgil Shields
Vera May Funk

Spouse and Children

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    Walter E Funk


    Margaret Ruth Funk


    Helen Cora Funk


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1912 · Women Granted Right to Vote

Age 1

Women were granted the right to vote in Oregon on November 5, 1912, with 52% of male voters in favor. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for a blacksmith, or for a small and lively or irritable individual, from Middle High German vunke ‘spark’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vera Funk in household of Fred S Funk, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Vera M Funk in household of Fred S Funk, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vera Shields in entry for Walter E Funk, "Indiana, Daviess County, Washington Times Herald Obituaries, 1984-2012"

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