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Georgetta Antonia Hunter

June 21, 2012
The Daily Mining Gazette

L'ANSE - Georgetta A. Hunter, age 92, of L'Anse, passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Bayside Village in L'Anse.

She was born November 12, 1919, in St. Ignace, the daughter of George and Isabella (McCloud) Wixson. Georgetta graduated from St. Ignace High School in 1937.

She married Reuben Hunter in 1938 in Rudyard, Mich. They moved to L'Anse in 1962 where she worked at Baraga County Memorial Hospital as a nurse aide for more than 20 years.

Georgetta was a member of the United Methodist Church in L'Anse and was active in the church. She was also a member of Al-Anon and volunteered at the museum in Baraga

She enjoyed going for walks, picking berries, fishing, sewing, knitting, playing cards and reading.

Surviving are her daughters, Carol (Alfred) Colegrove of St. Ignace and Debora Hunter of Missoula, Mont.; a sister, Ruth Toughy of the Detroit area; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Reuben Hunter; son, Donald Hunter; brothers, Naham Wixson and Norman Wixson; and a sister, Thelma Stewart.

Visitation will be on Friday, June 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Jacobson Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 23, at 11 a.m. in the United Methodist Church in L'Anse with visitation one hour prior to services. Rev. John Henry will officiate. Burial will be in the Epoufette Cemetery in Hendricks Twp., Mich.

The Jacobson Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Friends may sign Georgette's guestbook and send condolences at



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