Lorenz Funderburk passed away while hospitalized in Bad Schwalback, Germany, on Friday January 12, 2018, after suffering from pneumonia.
After cremation, his ashes were taken to India to be scattered in the Ganges River. He had been a long-time Devotee in the Hare Krishna religion and was surrounded by his fellow Devotees at the end of his life.
Lorenz was a 1959 Graduate of Minden High School. After graduation from Oklahoma University, he studied at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany, and earned his PhD there in Philosophy, followed by a career teaching at Koblenz University- Landau, Germany.
Lorenz was preceded in death by his parents: Wilbur and Charlotte Funderburk. He is survived by his brother, Bill Funderburk of Dallas, TX, his nieces Dr. Amy Funderburk Mock of Memphis, TN, and Kristen Funderburk Miller of Cumming, GA, and his nephew Eric Funderburk, of New Orleans, LA.
A memorial service was held in Burg Hohenstein, Germany, Lorenz’ home for many years.