Jacob and Mary Alice (Sowards) Hunker, Frederick A. and Rachel (Rawson) Hunker , 8 North 50 West
Glenn 1932-1990 is buried in Sterling "Glenn Dale Hunker of 512 Sidney Ave died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 1990 at Sterling Regional Med-Center.
He was born Dec. 12, 1932, in Atwood, the son of Dalton Roosevelt and Eva Julia Miller Hunker, attended school in Atwood and engaged in farming, driving trucks for various grain and cattle hauling finns.
He worked for the Sterling Fire Department for six years (1966-72) and in 1972 through 1982 served as volunteer and was Sterling Volunteer Fire Chief 1979-8O
Mr. Hunker returned to truck driving in 1977, delivering fuel for Jochem Oil Company until retiring in 1987 due to his health. He married Elna Miner, Feb. 28, 1952, in Fort Collins. He was associated with Jehovah's Witnesses and the Sterling Volunteer Fire Department.
Mr. Hunker is Survived by his wife, Elna Hunker of Sterling; three daughters, Deborah Raffaeli of Padroni, Glenda Erwin, Diana Hunker; two sons, Jeffrey Hunker and Jeremy Hunker, all of Sterling; four sisters, LaVerna Waitley of Iliff, Carol Bledsoe and Shirley Hunker, both of Tucson, Ariz., and Patricia Daniel of Denver; four brothers, Delmar Hunker of Fort Morgan, Bruce Hunker of Tucson, Ariz., Harold Hunker of Greeley and Gilbert Hunker of LaSalle; and nine grandchildren "
August 2014 Las Cruces, New Mexico.
It is with heavy hearts that we saw Delmar fall asleep in death but are comforted in knowing that he will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. We all look forward to welcoming him back to a healthy restored life in paradise.
Delmar was born in a small farming community, Sterling, Colorado, to Dalton and Eva Hunker. He was the third of nine siblings all born and raised in Colorado. He married Dorothy Lynn Miner on Sept. 1, 1954 and they had three daughters: Rebecca, Tymeko and Abigail. Delmar and Dorothy dedicated their lives to Jehovah as Jehovah's Witnesses in 1968 and Delmar proved faithful and loyal down to his last breath.
He had a variety of jobs during his lifetime but the ones he enjoyed and talked about the most were farming, working and retiring from the Pawnee Power Plant, and driving the school bus. He was a farmer most of his young life and spent nearly 17 years in Las Cruces as a school bus driver in his later years. Everyone he came into contact with was touched by his loving, happy demeanor.
Delmar is survived by his wife, Dorothy, of 60 years, his daughters, Rebecca Nuñez and husband David, Tymeko Reyez and husband Scott, and Abigail Hunker; his granddaughter, Harlie Reyna and husband Jose; four grandsons, Christopher Nuñez, Travis Reyez, Gregory and Benjamin; sisters, LaVerna Waitley, Shirley Hunker, and Patty Daniels; one brother, Bruce Hunker, and many nieces and nephews.
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