Robert "Bob" Hunter Obituary

Robert Hunter
Robert "Bob" Hunter

September 23, 1954 - November 12, 2005
Born in Norfolk, Nebraska
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Bob Hunter, 51, passed away peacefully November 12, 2005 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. The body has been cremated and memorial services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 15 at Lutheran Church of Hope in West Des Moines.

Bob was born in Norfolk, NE on September 23, 1954 to Robert and Alice "Jean" Hunter. He was raised in Des Moines and graduated from Roosevelt High School and attended DMACC. On June 3, 1977, he married Karen Katch. They made their home in Urbandale with their daughter Jenny. Bob was vice president and treasurer at Hosier Refrigeration Supply Inc.

Bob’s life revolved around his family and his work. He loved his wife and was a proud father and grandfather. He was devoted to his family, his faith and his work. He lived life with a quiet passion. He will be missed by many.

Bob is survived by his wife, Karen; daughter and son-in-law, Jenny and Joe Price and granddaughter, Hunter Michelle of Urbandale; five sisters, Eileen Pollak, Colleen Beckley, Patty Daso, Mary Mullenberg, all of Des Moines, and Vi Hunter of Grimes; many in-laws, nieces, nephews and friends.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Hunter and Jean Hunter Yoakum; his step-father, Marvin Yoakum; and his mother-in-law, Lois Katch.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Lutheran Church of Hope Chapel in West Des Moines. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.




Lutheran Church of Hope
925 - 74th Street
Des Moines, IA US 50366
Monday, November 14, 2005
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Memorial Service
Lutheran Church of Hope
925 Jordan Creek Parkway
West Des Moines, IA US 50266
Tuesday, November 15, 2005
11:00 AM