Mary Hunter, 88, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at Jones Regional Medical Center, Anamosa, following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Monticello, with interment in the Wyoming Cemetery. Pastor Darryl Larson will officiate at the services. Friends may call from 4 until 7 p.m. Monday at Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello.
Surviving are seven children, Dean (Sue) Hunter, Marion, Marvin (Kim) Hunter, Martelle, Steve Hunter, North Liberty, Carol (Lloyd) Lorenzen, Center Junction, Ed Hunter, Waldorf, Minn., Karen Picray, Monticello, and Sharon (Mike) Boner, West Chester; 17 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; six stepgreat-grandchildren; two sisters, Ruth (Leland) Nowadzky, Cedar Rapids, and Jean (Robert) Stinocher, Solon; and two brothers, Albert (Margaret) Storm, Wyoming, and Robert (Shirley) Storm, Cedar Rapids.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sons, Gary and Galen; two granddaughters; and a grandson.
Mary Louise Storm was born June 28, 1924, near Wyoming, Iowa, the daughter of Elmer and Hazel Brutsman Storm. Mary graduated from the Wyoming High School in 1942. She attended college in Cedar Rapids and later worked at Wilson Foods. Mary Storm and Elmer Hunter were married May 13, 1944, in Cedar Rapids. The couple lived in Cedar Rapids, Wyoming and Olin before his death on Nov. 29, 1959. Mary was employed at Collins Radio and Monticello Wood Products. She also worked cleaning homes. Mary had been a resident of Monticello since 1976.
She was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church and the Joyful Noise Choir. She was baptized on Dec. 14, 1924, and confirmed her faith on May 7, 1939, at Zion Lutheran Church in Wyoming.
Thoughts, memories and condolences may be left at www.goettschonline.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Jones Regional Medical Center, or Camp Wyoming.
Published Feb. 3, 2013 in The Gazette