WAUNETA, Nebraska -- Donald Hamlin Hunt, 85, died on Monday (June 28, 2010) at Heritage of Wauneta.
He was born May 22, 1925, in Palisade to Yale Kenneth and Vera Mae (Simons) Hunt. He attended Prairie Union School.
He married Betty Ruth Tilley in Fort Collins, Colorado on Aug. 2, 1953. To this union three children were born, David, Rodney and Valerie.
He farmed southeast of Palisade, worked for the Village of Palisade for 15 years and did lawn mowing and trash hauling.
He was a member of the Methodist Church and had lived in Palisade all his life.
Preceding him in death were his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Ruth of Wauneta; children, David and wife, Donna Hunt of Lincoln, Rodney and wife, Laura Hunt of Palisade, and Valerie and husband, Jim Veach of Wahoo.
Funeral services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m at the United Methodist Church in Palisade with the Rev. Bonnie McCord officiating. Inurnment will be in the Palisade Cemetery.
Memorials are being accepted in his name. Friends and family may go online at www.carpenterbreland.com to leave condolences.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.