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Object Name Portrait
Catalog Number 1984.027.02
Description Portrait of Anna Funk by George O'Brien.

Collection LCHS Fine Art Collection
Year Range from 1880
Year Range to 1890
Maker George O'Brien
Signature Location lower right corner
Signed Name Geo. O'Brien
People Funk, Anna
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Notes Anna Funk (1846-1929), who was the wife of Michael Funk and a German immigrant. She was the mother of eleven children, with 19 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren at the time of her death. She had married 35 year-old Michael just shy of her 21st birthday, and lived until the age of 83. Funk owned and ran the La Crosse Steam Boiler Works, and later the La Crosse Rubber Mills