Marie Ella Bonsall

Born: October 1, 1883 in Grand Chenier, Louisiana
Died: April 16, 1983 in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Buried: April 19, 1983 in Goos Cemetery, Lake Charles, Louisiana  (Map 14)
Father: Henry J. Bonsall
Mother: Celima (Zelma) Montie
Husband: Albert Goos Funk, Sr.
Married: December 24, 1901 in Grand Chenier, Louisiana
Children: James Albert Funk, Sr.
Thelma Lee Funk
Oma Floy Funk
Bessie Mae Funk
Annie Goos Funk
Albert Goos Funk, Jr.
Della Bel Funk
Ella Marie Funk

Lake Charles American Press, April 17, 1983:

Funk services set for Tuesday

        Funeral services for Mrs. Marie Ella (Bonsall) Funk, 99, of 306 Helen St. will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, from Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
        The Rev. Vincent Sedita will officiate. Burial will be in Goos Cemetery under direction of Johnson Funeral Home.
        Mrs. Funk died at 4 p.m. Saturday in her residence after a lengthy illness.
        She was a native of Grand Chenier and was the daughter of Henry and Zelema Bonsall, pioneer settlers of Grand Chenier. She was the widow of Albert Goos Funk Sr. who was a grandson of Capt. Daniel Goos. She was the founder of Funk's Florist and was associated with the flower shop until her retirement in 1968.
        Survivors are one son, Albert Goos Funk; five daughters, Oma Floy Funk, Annie Goos Funk, Mrs. Carl (Della Bel) Vick, Mrs. Bessie Heflin and Mrs. Lucius (Marie) Derouen, all of Lake Charles, 16 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.
        Pallbearers will be Carl Vick, Albert Vick, Ronnie Vick, Jack Heflin, Billy Funk, Ted Trammel, Andy Trahan, Jim Benglis, Charles Chassay and John Gillentine.