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Obituary for Gary Donald Hunter

Gary Donald Hunter, 77, lifelong Johnson County farmer, died Thursday, July 5th, 2018 at UIHC surrounded by many loved ones.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM, Monday, July 9th at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church with Father Gary Beckman officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 2 to 6 PM at Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service, Iowa City. Burial will be Oakland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Gary Hunter Memorial Fund c/o MidWestOne Bank. PO Box 1700, Iowa City 52240.
Gary was born February 11, 1941, the son of Donald and Mary Bridget Clear Hunter. He was a 1959 graduate of University High School. Gary married Sharon Krall on September 5, 1961 at St. Wenceslaus Church.
Gary loved farming and enjoyed cheering on his grandchildren at their sporting events. He had a soft spot for John Deere tractors and red Ford trucks. Most important to him was time spent with his wife, their children, and grandchildren.
Gary is survived by his wife Sharon and their three children, Lorene Hunter of Louisville, KY, Dean (Angie) Hunter of Iowa City and Diann Hunter of Evanston, IL; grandchildren, Joseph “JD” and friend Whitney, Julia and her fiancé, Alex Kanellis, Justin, and Jessica.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Donna.
Online condolences may be sent to www.lensingfuneral.com


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Visitation

Sunday

8

Jul

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service -- Iowa City

605 Kirkwood Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240

Service

Monday

9

Jul

10:00 AM
St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church

630 East Davenport Street
Iowa City, IA 52245

Cemetery Details

Location

Oakland Cemetery

1000 Brown St
Iowa City, Iowa 52245

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