Ethel M. HunterEthel M. Hunter, longtime South Range resident, passed away peacefully on her 90th birthday on Monday, Feb. 6, 2012; at the Golden Living Center in Superior.
Ethel M. Hunter, longtime South Range resident, passed away peacefully on her 90th birthday on Monday, Feb. 6, 2012; at the Golden Living Center in Superior.
She was born in Trenton, Ill., to Henry and Christine (Rosen) Klein.
Ethel was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church and helped serve in the kitchen at church. She also was a member of the St. Anthony's Rug Ladies.
She enjoyed reading and crosswords puzzles and in her earlier years enjoyed gardening and returning to O'Fallon to visit with her parents. She was an awesome cook and spent most of her time caring for her family.
She is preceded in death by her husband, William L. Hunter, Sr. in 1993; her parents and two brothers, Henry and Robert Klein; and a sister Jen Daniels.
Ethel is survived by two sons, William Hunter, Jr., South Range, Wis. and James (Jackie) Hunter, Superior; three daughters, Janice Ackerson and Beverly (James) Learn, both of Superior and Dea (Donald) Shanda, Two Harbors, Minn.; brothers and sisters, Lorraine Poelker, Belleville, Ill., Charles (Jeanine) Klein, Ark., Stanley (Karen) Klein, Marine, Ill. and Patricia (Clete) Bleich, O'Fallon, Ill.; 15 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and many great great-grandchildren.
Visitation will begin with a rosary at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, and continue until 12:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial at St. Anthony's Catholic Church with Rev. Don Kania as celebrant.
Burial will be in the Lorain Union Cemetery in Polk County at a later date.
The Downs-LeSage Funeral Home, 1304 Hammond Avenue, Superior is assisting the family with arrangements.
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