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Obituary for George H. Hunt

George H. Hunt, 89, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family Sunday morning, August 28, 2022.

He was born in 1933 in Fennville Michigan the son of Paul and Dorothy (Small) Hunt.

George was a veteran of the US Army PFC and served from 1953 to 1955. In 1955 he married the love of his life Nora Swanson in Angola, Indiana, and they celebrated 67 years together. George worked for Packaging Corporation of America in Manistee until he retired after 43 years in 1995 and also was a member of the VFW Walsh Post 4499 in Manistee. George enjoyed all the years of RV travel with Nora visiting many states, gatherings with family and friends and most recently the Monday night men’s bible study group of the United Methodist Church of Manistee. George stated that he would mostly like to be remembered for having loved his family deeply.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son Dale Hunt, sisters Lucille Howard, Carol McConnel and Joyce Hunt, Brother-in-laws Don Howard, George McConnel, Edwin Alfred, Ernie, Ray and Tom Swanson, Mike Zaleski, John Konicki, Phil Peralta, Sister-in-laws Marie Konicki, and Pam Swanson.

He is survived by his loving wife Nora, children Diane (Cap) Ross of Littlestown PA, Tim Hunt of Ft. Pierce FL, Randy (Chris) Hunt of Manistee, Brother Bruce (Kathy) Hunt of Coldwater MI. Grandchildren Kevin Ross, Mallory Switalski, Andrew Kenny, Cassandra Gibbs, and Joseph Hunt and 11 great-grandchildren, Brother-in-law Floyd Swanson, Joyce (Bubs) Thompson, Dorothy and Pat Swanson, Bev Peralta, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services and Military Honors will be held Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at 11:00 am at the Oak Grove Funeral Home 309 W Parkdale Avenue, Manistee, MI with Rev. Dan Barkholz officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

The family is very grateful for the staff of Hospice of Michigan for providing support and care in George’s final days.

Memorials can made to Manistee United Methodist Church 387 First Street, Manistee, MI 4960 or Hospice of Michigan 5177 US 10, STE B, Ludington, MI 49431.

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