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John Fretz Funk

John Fretz Funk
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Short Name: John Fretz Funk
Full Name: Funk, John F. (John Fretz), 1835-1930
Birth Year: 1835
Death Year: 1930

Wikipedia Biography

John Fretz Funk (April 6, 1835 - January 8, 1930) was a publisher and leader of the Mennonite Church. Funk published the Herald of Truth from 1864 until 1908 when it merged with the Gospel Witness to form the Gospel Herald. Jacob Clemens Kolb, in his preface to Bless the Lord, O My Soul quotes an unnamed commentator who said, "John F. Funk is the most important [Mennonite] man after Menno Simons."

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