February 17, 2017

Joan E. Hunter

Hunter, JoanJoan E. Hunter age 76 of Lincoln, passed away February 16, 2017.  She was born December 5, 1940 in Lincoln to Floyd and Elaine (Stone) Burkey.  Joan worked as a vocational rehab trainer with Community Alternatives and The people’s city mission.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law Bret and Debra Henning of Lincoln, daughters Bobbie Hunter of Lincoln and Shelley Ihde of Omaha.  9 Grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren.  Brother and sister-in-law, Jon and Pat Burkey of Lincoln, sisters Judy Jones and Jennifer Brown both of Houston, Texas.

Graveside services will be held at Wyuka Cemetery on Wednesday, February 22nd at 11:00 A.M.

Visitation will be Wednesday, February 22nd at Wyuka Funeral Home from 9:00 A.M. until service time.

Memorials may be left for The People’s City Mission.


  1. Hey Aunt Joan. I loved that you served the poor just like Jesus. I loved that you were good to my mom and your sister Jennifer teaching her to be more adventuresome. I love you and pray that your children and grandchildren and great grandchildren and great-great…(JK)…will be drawn closer to Christ through this time of missing you.

    Your nephew – Curtiss

  2. Sending my sympathy to all my sister Joan’s family and friends.She had a beautiful personality, always wanting to help others, especially those who she found needy and underprivileged. She was loved by our family and will be missed very much.

  3. Bobbie and family; I’m so sorry for your mom’s passing. May the joyful memories of happier times help lift you up in spirit. I’m Bones is greeting her with opened arms. Love, hugs and prayers are with you all. Love bev

  4. Mom I miss you dearly and can’t believe you’ve been gone this long till I lost Jeremiah and 2021 I pray that he’s with you I love and miss you both you are a wonderful mom thank you and thank you for giving me start on my destination discovery


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