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Florence Hunter

February 23, 1931 November 17, 2018
Florence Hunter
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Florence Arlene Hunter was born on February 23, 1931 at Bethel Hospital in Mountain Lake, Minnesota to John M. Menken and Johanna Valentien Menken. She grew up in Springfield Township, attended country school in District 22 thru 8th grade. She attended High School in Windom.

She was united in marriage to Sidney R. Hunter on January 9, 1949 at Methodist Parsonage in Windom. She worked as a checker at Swanson’s & Hy-Vee grocery store for about 24 years.

Three children blessed their marriage; Susan, Ernest, and Elaine. Spending time with family meant everything to Florence. She enjoyed flower gardens, vegetable gardening, puzzles and needlepoint. She loved to play cards with family, friends and Birthday Club members. Florence had a special love for music, especially country western. She was a member of the American Lutheran Church in Windom.

Florence entered Pine View Assisted Living in January of 2016 where she lived until her passing on November 17, 2018.

She is survived by two children; Ernest (Kari) Hunter of Windom and Elaine (Ken) Gansen of Jewell, IA; son-in-law Douglas ( Becky) Cottington of Ankeny, IA; six grandchildren; Lynne (David) Runchey, Erin (Luke) Cottington, Amy (Patrick) Hunter, Jeffrey Hunter, Gary (Rebecca) Gansen, and Mark (Kendra) Gansen, eight great-grandchildren; Taylor, Sydney, Isaac, Hunter R., Alexis, Ava, Lydia, and Hunter G.

Florence is preceded in death by her husband, Sidney Hunter; her daughter, Susan Cottington; her parents, John and Johanna Menken; her sister Lois Batzlaff; her brother Eugene Menken; and special friend, Orrin “Dully” Holmen.

Blessed be the memory of Florence Arlene Hunter.


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Visitation

Tuesday

20

Nov

1:00 PM 11/20/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 11/20/2018 2:00:00 PM
American Lutheran Church-Windom

906 Prospect Ave
Windom, MN 56101

American Lutheran Church-Windom
906 Prospect Ave Windom 56101 MN
United States

Service

Tuesday

20

Nov

2:00 PM 11/20/2018 2:00:00 PM
American Lutheran Church-Windom

906 Prospect Ave
Windom, MN 56101

American Lutheran Church-Windom
906 Prospect Ave Windom 56101 MN
United States
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