Lucille Hunnicutt | Aurora News-Subscribe
Mr. Lucille Hunnicutt, 91, of Grand Island passed away on October 25, 2021 at his home. The funeral will be on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 11 a.m. at First Christian Church on Grand Island with Pastor Ken Mecone as officiant. The private family burial will take place on Thursday, October 28 at 9 a.m. at Giltner Cemetery. Visitations will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27 at Apfel Funeral Home on Grand Island. Memorials are suggested at the Giltner Alumni scholarship and at the Christian Resource Center in Giltner.
Lucille was born on April 22, 1930 in Giltner, to Edward Richard Obermeier and Alice Louise Anna Sundermeier. She grew up on a farm near Giltner, attending country school and graduating from Giltner High School in 1947. Before marrying Gerald, she taught for a year. She married Gerald on April 11, 1948 in Giltner. They raised their children on the family farm. They lived in Giltner for several years before moving to Grand Island.
Lucille was a member of the First Christian Church, the Order of the Eastern Star, and the Daughters of the Nile. She attended various church activities, loved genealogy, collected owls, was well known for her devil eggs, and loved making quilts for her great-grandchildren. Lucille never failed to pray for all of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, always by name.
Lucille is survived by her sons, Daryl (Willa) of Giltner, Ron (Pam) of Grand Island, Jay (Lori) of Shawnee, KS; daughter, Wanda (Ken) Mecone of Grand Island; 14 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren; brother, Melvin (Maryellen) Obermeier; brother-in-law, Harv Bish; sisters-in-law, Rita Obermeier and Marleen (Marv) Caspersen.
She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Gerald Hunnicut; daughter, Myra Lea Hunnicutt; brother, Clyde Obermeier; sister and brother-in-law, Rosemary (Calvin) Hansen; in-laws, Bonnie (El) Ediger, Loren (Doris) Hunnicutt, Verla (Earl) Bachman, Betty (Bobbie) Ranard, Virginia Bish, Keith (Louise) Hunnicutt; and grandson, Chris Rikli.