In Memory of Gerald Richard Hunt Jr. March 12, 1943 - October 9, 2023
Memorial Service Friday, October 20, 2023 – 1:00 pm Paynesville Lutheran Church Paynesville, Minnesota
Gerald (Jerry) R. Hunt, Jr. was born to parents Gerald R. Hunt, Sr. & Hellene in Lincoln, Nebraska on March 12, 1943.
After high school he attended the University of Nebraska in Lincoln graduating in May 1965. He enlisted in the US Army on July 7, 1965.
He was united in marriage to Susan Miner in Grand Island, NE on August 20, 1965, two children were born to this marriage, Heidi & Lantz.
After completion of basic training he was stationed in Fairbanks and Anchorage, Alaska, serving as a Troop Leader and a General’s Aide. After he was discharged, they returned to Lincoln, NE where he was employed by Control Data. In 1971 they moved with Control Data to Hebron, Connecticut. After Susan passed away in September 1975, he and the children moved back to Grand Island, NE to be closer to family, continuing employment with Control Data.
In March 1978 he was united in marriage to Trudy Norby at the First Presbyterian Church in Grand Island. They moved to Omaha, NE in 1979 and New London, MN in 1994 where they had a home on Long Lake. Due to Jerry’s declining health, they moved to Paynesville, MN in July 2018.
He is survived by his wife Trudy, son Lantz (Kelli) grandchildren , Guy, Ellison, Averie and Levi Hunt, Son-in-law Justin Oglesby, grandchildren Breden and Karsten Oglesby, Hayley (Kurt) Sandholm, and great grandson Quinn Sandholm. He is also survived by two sisters, Dallas George of Payson, AZ & Kathy (Scott) Dworak of Lincoln, NE along with many nieces & nephews and brothers & sisters in law.
Jerry passed away on Monday, October 9, 2023 at the age of 80. He was preceded in death by his first wife Susan, daughter Heidi (Hunt) Oglesby, sister Suzy Olson, and parents Gerald, Sr. & Hellene Hunt.
Blessed be his memory.
The family requests any Memorials be made to Paynesville Lutheran Church or Centra Care Paynesville Hospice .