Ronald E. Funk, 83, of St. Charles, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at JourneyCare Hospice in Woodstock. He was born on September 22, 1933 in Waupaca, WI the son of Chet & Ellen (Steinman) Funk. Ron was a US Air Force Veteran having served during the Korean War. He retired from the F.A.A. as a supervisor after 35 years. He is survived by his children: Susan (Martin) Saldana, Virginia (Al) Grove, Karen Funk and Rob (Kasandra) Funk. Grandchildren: Melissa, Carol, Robert, Steven, Lance, Amanda, Samantha, Rachel, Tiffany, CJ, Collin, Chance, Ken and Kris. 9 Great grandchildren. A brother Richard (Sandra) Funk and a sister Mary Brown. He was preceded in death by his parents, 1st wife Carol Fiori, 2nd wife Nancy Clancy, and a sister Barb (Tom) Sauer. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 6:00 PM in the Laird Funeral Home, Elgin. Burial will be private. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4-8 PM. For information 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com.