Kerry Hunter (1959 – 2007)

Kerry David Hunter, age 47, passed away peacefully at home on May 31, 2007 with his loving family by his side.

Kerry was born on July 9, 1959 to Shirley (Hunter) Velzka and the late Bill Hunter.

He graduated from Park High School in Racine in 1977. He lived in Florida for a number of years where he ran his own business.

Kerry was a member of Emmaus Lutheran Church in Racine. Kerry had many artistic talents. He especially enjoyed drawing and writing. He liked gardening, crafts, sports, working out, and keeping fit. He had a wonderful sense of humor and a great compassion for others.

Kerry leaves to cherish his memory, his mother, Shirley Velzka; sisters, Sheri (Richard) Lewis, and Shawn (David) Douglas; a brother, Kevin Hunter; nieces, Lauren Douglas and Katie Douglas; nephew, David (Julie) Douglas; great niece, Elisa Douglas; great nephew, Erik Hunter Douglas; Uncles and Aunts James and Nancy Martinsen, and Carl and Irene Hunter. He is further survived by cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Kerry was preceded in death by his father Bill Hunter, stepfather Don Velzka, grandparents Fred and Nellie Anderson, Emma and Roy Petersen, Aunt Anna Rose Rutkowski, sister-in-law Lucinda Hunter and cousin Brad Martinsen.

Services will be held on Monday, June 4, 2007 at 11:00am at Emmaus Lutheran Church (1925 Summit Ave., Racine). Visitation will be at the church on Monday from 9:30am until the time of the service. Private burial will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Emmaus Lutheran Church would be appreciated.

Send your condolences to the family

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *