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Otto Funke
Birth: Jan. 31, 1833
Burscheid
Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis
Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death: Nov. 27, 1885
Lincoln
Lancaster County
Nebraska, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He was a printer before the war, and entered the army as a private in the 8th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. Within a short period of time he became a Colonel of the 11th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry. At the end of the war he was brevetted a Brigadier General for gallant and meritorious service during the war. After the war he became a traveling agent, hotelkeeper, and postmaster. (bio by: Thomas Fisher) 
 
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 Children:
  Sarah Catherine Funke Outcalt-Turner (1856 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wyuka Cemetery
Lincoln
Lancaster County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Lot: Sec-8 Lot-1588 Sp-Sp-12
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Thomas Fisher
Record added: Jun 19, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11201750
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- Darlene T.
 Added: Jan. 8, 2017
Honoring the man who became the Colonel of the 11th Illinois Cavalry. Interestingly the company chaplain, George Pilcher, named his youngest son after Otto Funke in Ohio in 1864.
- WALLACE FAMILY
 Added: Mar. 29, 2016
God Bless you and thank you for your service!
- aoutcalt
 Added: Feb. 4, 2016
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