Wayne R. Funk

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Wayne R. “Babe” Funk, 61, Gillett, passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017, at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay.

Wayne was born in Oconto on Sept. 5, 1955, a son of the late Wayne Sr. and Rosemary (Courchaine) Funk. He was a true “Gillett” outdoorsman, loved riding motorcycles and hunting, and was a well-known grill master to his family and friends. Wayne was a great entertainer and loved telling jokes. He had a playful nature when it came to his grandchildren. He will be sadly missed.

Wayne leaves his significant other, Cherie Capaul, of Gillett; a son, Adam Funk, and a daughter, Amber (Mark) Brown, all of Green Bay. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Simone, Wyatt, Cassius and Evan; his siblings, Janice Boggess, Cathy (Roger) Lockstein, Christy (David) Krueger, Cindy Benzar and Curtis Funk. He will also be forever remembered by his best friend and cousin, Rick (Donna) Dunk, and his four-legged friends, Bowser and Shae. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Wayne was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial gathering will be held from 5-7 p.m. Monday, April 24, 2017, at Legacy Funeral Chapels, 838 S. Fisk St., Green Bay, WI 54304. Words of remembrance will follow at 7 p.m. Final rest will be private.

For those wishing, memorials are appreciated to the family.

To leave an online condolence for the family, please visit LegacyFuneralChapels.com.