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Ruth Marlene Funk

June 3, 1932 — July 22, 2021


Marlene Funk
Richfield, Utah

Ruth Marlene Oyler Funk, 89, passed away July 22, 2021 in Nephi. She was born June 3, 1932 in Loa, Utah to Hans Ammon and Cleo Jacobs Oyler.  She married Bert Claude Funk on March 3, 1971 in Richfield. The marriage was later solemnized in the Manti Temple. Bert preceded her in death on January 6, 2003.

Mom raised her children alone, but with the support of Grandma and Grandpa Oyler. As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she had many callings. She worked in the Manti Temple as an ordinance worker and loved it so much. She was a wonderful friend to the eldery in the neighborhood and would bake and send cookies and clean for them. She worked as a nurse’s aid until her retirement and everyone said she was a wonderful nurse. She was a beloved daughter, sister, mom and grandma.

Survived by her children: Norene Hobbs, Gilbert, AZ; Mylene (Randall) Memmott, Scipio; Verlene (Ryan) Christensen, Santa Clara; Mike (Rhonda) Funk, McClenny, FL; 22 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Janice Oyler, Cedar City.

Also preceded in death by her parents; son, Mitchell Funk; son-in-law John Hobbs; siblings: Richard Oyler and Barbara (JC) Smith.

Graveside services and interment will be held Monday, July 26, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. in the Richfield City Cemetery, where friends may call after 9:00 a.m. Live streaming of the services and online guestbook can be found at www.maglebymortuary.com under Marlene’s obituary. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti

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Monday, July 26, 2021

9:00 - 9:45am (Mountain time)

Richfield City Cemetery

800 N Main St, Richfield, UT 84701

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Monday, July 26, 2021

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Richfield City Cemetery

800 N Main St, Richfield, UT 84701

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