LAKE CITY – Faye Fonken, 98, died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City. Funeral service will be 1 P.M. Thursday, July 31, 2014 at the Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service. Rev. Beth Harbaugh officiating. Burial in the Lake City Cemetery.
Faye Fonken was born on July 29, 1915 at Lake City, Iowa to Joe and Ency (Best) Gorton. She married Cy Fonken in May 5, 1939 and they farmed near Lake City until retiring to Arnolds Park in 1971. In 1987, they returned to Lake City. Faye moved to Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City in 2009.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband Cy in 1994.