Lorraine Hunter

Lorraine Hunter age 82 died Tuesday morning, April 3, 2018 at her home following an extended illness.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 Friday morning April 6, 2018 at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, Hopkinton with interment in the Hopkinton Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 until 7 Thursday at the church and after 9:30 on Friday morning. Fr. Paul Baldwin will officiate at the services. Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello is in charge of the arrangements. Thoughts, Memories and Condolences may be left at www.goettschonline.com.
Surviving are 8 children, Frederick Jr. (Linda), Steve (Donna), Dave (Dawn), Lana Joslin, Paul (Julie) and Don (Wendy) all of Hopkinton Jim (Deb) Monticello, Bob (Debora), Phoenix AZ., 20 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren 4 siblings, Lois (Bob) Leonard, Rita (Wilfred) Kleitsch, Don(Sandy) Sternhagen, Mary (Tom) Takes. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Fred in 1995 her step-father, Frank Miller, 2 sisters, Helen and Marlene.
Lorraine Sternhagen was born May 30, 1935 near Farley, Iowa. She was the daughter of William and Grace Tucker, Sternhagen. She attended rural schools before going to St. Martins High School in Cascade. Lorraine Sternhagen and Fred Hunter were married May 6, 1956 at St. Martins Catholic Church, Cascade. The couple lived in Cascade where Lorraine worked at Ensign Coil. In 1965 Lorraine and Fred moved their family to Hopkinton and in 1969 Lorraine went to work at Ertl Toy Company in Dyersville. She retired from there in 1996.
Lorraine loved time spent with her family and her time to sit on her front porch and watch people go by. She also enjoyed crocheting afghans and gardening.