Monday, March 8, 2021

Obituary of Steven Funk, 64

Name of Deceased Steven Funk
Age 64
Date of Death 08/20/2018
Date of Birth 07/19/1984
Funeral Home Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home

Steven T. Funk, 64, of rural Bellefonte, passed away on Monday, August 20, 2018, surrounded by his family. Steve was born on July 19, 1954, in Bellefonte, a son of the late James and Beulah Shultz Funk. On December 10, 1991, he married the former LouAnn Estep, who survives at home.

Steve is also survived by his daughter, Heather R. (Chad) Burd, of Bellefonte, and his son, Jay T. (Sara) Pletcher, of State College; his grandchildren, Amber (Carlos) Matos, Kyley Burd, Colton Burd and Charlotte Pletcher; and great-grandchildren Elijah Matos and Kayson Matos; his favorite nephew, Eric Funk, of Bellefonte, and numerous other nieces and nephews. Also surviving are his brothers, Nick (Ruth) Funk, of Poconos, Daniel (Stephanie) Funk, of Howard and Timothy (Mary) Funk, of Bellefonte.

Steve was a 1972 graduate of Bellefonte Area High School. He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Army from 1972-1974. Steve was a member of Bellefonte Elks Lodge #1094. He enjoyed going to car shows, weekly meals with his family, watching his grandchildren play softball and baseball. He was an avid New York Mets and Seattle Seahawks fan. Steve was an excellent cook and an animal lover. He enjoyed yearly trips to the Jersey Shore.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, James F. Funk and a nephew, Michael Funk.

Memorial services and burial will be announced and held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pets Come First, 2451 General Potter Highway, Centre Hall, PA 16828, in memory of Steven T. Funk.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home, 201 Spring St., Milesburg. Online condolences may be made at