Lois Hunt, age 89, of Owatonna passed away peacefully on May 6,2019 surrounded by family. The funeral service is set for Friday, May 10, 2019 10:00 am at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Owatonna. Friends may greet the family on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 4:00 -7:00 pm at Brick – Meger Funeral Home (1603 Austin Road, Owatonna) and one hour prior to the funeral service on Friday at the church.
Lois Maxine Grunklee was born January 11, 1930 in Aurora Township, MN to Robert and Elsie (Mussman) Grunklee. Lois graduated from Blooming Prairie High School in 1947. She was united in marriage to the love of her life, Kenneth Hunt, August 15, 1947 at St. John Lutheran Church in Owatonna. This union brought three children, Kenneth, Patricia and Jonathan.
Lois worked at the Owatonna Hospital for over 20 years. In retirement, Lois spent 18 years working for Hy-Vee. She was a lifetime member of VFW auxiliary and faithful member of Redeemer Lutheran Church. Lois enjoyed traveling, playing cards and watching the Minnesota Vikings and Minnesota Wild. She was so proud of her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
Lois is survived by her children, Kenneth (Janet) Hunt of Owatonna, Patricia (Steve) Nustad of Owatonna and Jonathan (Andrea) Hunt of Elk River. Also surviving are six grandchildren, Kasey (Casey) Bishman, Jessica (David) Rau, Katie (Adam) Stowell, Benjamin (Jessica) Karlen, Molly (AJ) McGillen, and Stephanie (Sean) Murphy; 13 great grandchildren. Lois was preceded in death by husband Kenneth in 2015, and an infant daughter, Karen. Sisters Phyllis (Leonard) Groby; Gladys (Leonard) Ringhofer; Bernice (Ralph) Wilkie and two infant brothers.
Memorials are preferred to The Owatonna Foundation or Redeemer Lutheran Church.