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Ida Catherine (Thorne) Funk
February 4, 1934 ~ July 16, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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Ida Catherine (Thorne) Funk, age 89 of Petersburg, WV went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 16, 2023 at Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center in Petersburg, WV.
Catherine was born on February 4,1934 in Rough Run, WV and was a daughter of the late Jesse Edward Thorne and Lula (Crites) Thorne. In addition to her parents, Catherine was preceded in death by her first husband, Victor Elwood Crites and her second husband, Otis Sylvester Funk; one son, Ronald Eugene Crites; two daughters, Charlotte Rebecca Ketterman and Margaret Elaine Freeman; one granddaughter, Pamela Lynn Crites; son-in-law, Gerald Cook; two brothers, Ralph Edward Thorne and Clarence Elwood Thorne; three sisters, Virginia Lee Bergdoll, Lena Mae Ours and Eula Jane Thorne.
Catherine is survived by three sons, Edward Elwood Crites (Belinda) of Petersburg, WV, Delmas Allen Crites (Brenda Kay) of Petersburg, WV and Roscoe Arnold Crites (Lisa Lynn) of Moorefield, WV; one daughter Brenda Sue Cook of Moorefield, WV; ten grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; two sisters, Edna Mae Dolly of Petersburg, WV and Eveline Lofton of Petersburg, WV; several nieces and nephews.
Catherine worked at the former Joan Curtis Sewing Factory in Petersburg for several years and retired from Pilgrim's Pride in Moorefield, WV. In later years Catherine was a caregiver. She always had a garden and did a lot of canning and taking care of her flowers when she was able. Catherine was a member of the Rig Assembly of God Church.
Catherine’s family will receive friends Tuesday, July 18, 2023 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg.
Funeral service will be Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Schaeffer Funeral Home with Pastor Brad Taylor and Pastor Wade Armentrout officiating.
Burial will be in the Thorne Family Cemetery on Durgon Road, Dorcas, WV.
Memorials may be made to Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center, 127 Early Avenue, Petersburg, WV 26847 or Charity of Choice.