Marla M. Funk

Marla M. (Adams) Funk

March 18, 1936 – August 11, 2020


Marla M. (Adams) Funk, 84, of Omaha, NE, passed away on August 11, 2020 in Omaha.

Marla Mae Adams was born in Manhattan, MT to Victor and Helen Adams on March 18, 1936.  Marla is preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Gwen Sherall; and her niece, Nicola.  She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Harvey; daughters: Brenda (Jay,; Rhonda (Joe), and Ginger (Ken); grandchildren: Bryan (Erika), Chris (Stephanie), Dylan (Stephanie), and Kailey; great-grandchildren: Josh, Amy, Emma, Ainsley, and Brody; nephew, Rick (Janice); and niece, Kathy (Pat).

Marla graduated from high school in Manhattan, MT.  She was a Deputy Sherriff of Bozeman, MT when she met and married Harvey; they married on July 20, 1962.  She was a wonderful homemaker, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.  After the family moved to Omaha, NE she became a local Real Estate agent helping many families find their dream home.  Marla was a Christian with a strong faith and attended Christ Community Church.  She loved the Lord.  This passion led her to volunteer with church and long-term care facilities in her retirement.

Marla supported many charities with her time and talents.  For over 50 years, she supported the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch in Billings, Montana to help troubled youth.  In addition to donations, she crafted handmade quilts each Christmas to be given to one of the youth.  Memorials may be given in her name to the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch Foundation at

A private family service will be held on Tuesday, August 18 at 2:30pm at Heafey Hoffmann Dworak & Cutler.  This service will be live broadcast for all of her family and friends around the country to celebrate her life.  To access the live webcast please go to and click on the View Live Cast Service button.





  • Ken Overcast Posted August 13, 2020 1:34 pm

    We sere so sad to hear of Marla’s passing. Harvey … may the Lord hold you and your family close in this hard time. Love, Ken and Dawn Overcast

    • Harvey Posted August 13, 2020 6:41 pm

      Thank you

  • Debbie (Border) Boom Posted August 15, 2020 2:08 pm

    I am sorry about Marla passing away. My folks, Bob and Irene Border, were so happy to see and visit with them when they came to Bozeman. I will also extend their sympathy too. Bob, Irene and Debbie

  • Mary Bazis Posted August 18, 2020 1:36 pm

    I so loved her. She was just the best, a constant and faithful friend thru all seasons.

  • Gene & Jamie Peters Posted August 18, 2020 2:33 pm

    Our thoughts & our Prayers for you all today in the passing of Marla! We just watched the memorial service online. Very touching service . God Bless you all. (From cousins in Nampa Idaho.)

  • Beverly Ann Llewellyn Posted August 23, 2020 2:24 pm

    I grew up across the street from Marla, in the small town of Trident Mt. I was 4 years younger and thought she was just beautiful! So sorry for your loss. Beverly Storey Llewellyn

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