Curtis Campbell Funk, 68, formerly of Altoona, died Feb. 9, 2014, in Seattle, Wash., after a medical emergency caused by a torn aorta. He was born in Lincoln, Neb., son of Clay and Eva Funk. The family moved to Altoona when Curt was 1 year old. He married Catherine "Cathy" Chwastyk in June 1969, and they moved to Seattle in 1972. Surviving are his wife; sisters-in-law: Antoinette Wills and Dorothy Niemczuk; and a brother-in-law, Thomas Chwastyk. A celebration of his life will be held in Seattle this summer; a date has not yet been chosen.