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Linda Hunzeker, 75, of rural Table Rock – RIVER COUNTRY

Linda Sue (Iliff) Hunzeker, 75, of rural Table Rock, NE was born April 16, 1947 in Humboldt, NE to Donald and Helen (Rexroth) Iliff. She grew up with her family in Dawson, NE, where she attended Grand Avenue Country School. Linda graduated from Dawson-Verdon High School with the class of 1965.

On March 25, 1966, Linda was married to Ronald Hunzeker at Dr. Heim’s home in Humboldt, NE. From this union four children, Rick, Vicky, Angie and Mike were born.

The couple raised their family on a farm near Steinauer, NE, then Table Rock, NE. Linda worked for Table Rock Public Schools as a babysitter and eventually became the HTRS Public Schools Head Chef until her retirement in May 2012. She enjoyed cooking and baking for her family and was known for her fried chicken, his pie and kolaches. Linda was very artistic and decorated cakes for her children and more recently has loved taking painting lessons.

Linda passed away Saturday, May 21, 2022, at Bryan LGH Medical Center West in Lincoln, NE, after reaching the earthly age of seventy-five years, one month, and five days. She was predeceased by her parents and in-laws Jake and Maxine Hunzeker.

Linda is survived by her beloved husband of 56 years, Ron Hunzeker of Table Rock, NE; children: Rick Hunzeker and his wife LuAnn of Table Rock, NE; Vicky McNealy and her husband Dave of Humboldt, NE; Angie Shupp and her husband Ben of Humboldt, NE; Mike Hunzeker and his wife Amy of Table Rock, NE; grandchildren: Craig Schmit and his wife Ali of Humboldt, NS; Jake McNealy of Lincoln, NE; Casey McNealy of Lincoln, NE; Dylan Hunzeker of rural Humboldt, NE; Jack Hunzeker of Table Rock, NE; Reed and Chloe Shupp of Humboldt, NE; Cole and Cooper Hunzeker of Table Rock, NE; great-grandchildren: Haley and Taya Schmit of Humboldt, NE; one brother Bill Iliff and his wife Linda of Monticello, IL; sisters-in-law: Joyce Farrington and husband Terry of Akeley, MN; Carol Rexroth and her husband Larry of Humboldt, NE; Shirley Dolsky and her husband John of rural Humboldt, NE; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at the United Methodist Church in Humboldt, Nebraska, with Pastor Dorothy Smith officiating. Interment will immediately follow services at Table Rock Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at Wherry’s Mortuary, 207 N. Nemaha Street in Humboldt, Nebraska. The family will welcome friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the morgue.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given at the option of the family with subsequent designation.

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Services are entrusted to Wherry Mortuary- 207 N. Nemaha ST.-Humboldt, NE 68376 (402) 862-2915