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Baker Memorial United Methodist Church 307 Cedar Avenue St. Charles, Illinois 60174
October 12, 1929 - April 2, 2018
Doris June Hunt age 88, of St. Charles passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family April 2, 2018. She was born in Chicago to Paul and Jane Howey. Doris attended Calumet H.S. in 1945. She met her future husband at Marshall Fields when he sold her the fabric for her prom dress. They were married in 1948. Prior to marrying her husband Max she was a Lab Technician at Jackson Park Hospital in Chicago.
Doris will be fondly remembered for her charitable and philanthropic work. She was a volunteer at Delnor Hospital, an active member of P.E.O. Chapter K.B., a founding member of the St. Charles Art and Music Festival, and CASA Kane County. Doris was an active supporter of Fox Valley Hospice, Tri-City Family Services, Lazarus House, and Riverwoods Christian Center. She was a Stephens Minister and choir member at Baker Memorial United Methodist Church where she was a member since 1956. Doris was active in several Playmakers Productions, and as a lover of the arts, supported St. Charles Singers and Elgin Community College. Doris was a recipient of the William D. Barth Award for Human Services and a was honored, with her husband Max, by a sculpture on the St. Charles River Corridor reflecting and exemplifying volunteerism. Doris will always be remembered for her heartfelt personal notes she wrote to countless people.
Above all, Family was the most important thing in her life. Doris enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed playing cards and games especially “Hand and Foot” with family and friends, and had a wonderful sense of humor. Doris enjoyed her collecting Santa, Angels, Bells and especially her beloved Keewaydin Island Sea Shells.
She is survived by 5 children, Steve (Polly) Hunt, of St. Charles, Jeffrey (Cheri) Hunt, of St. Charles, Greg (Frank Sajtar) Hunt, of Naples, FL David (Douglas Bella) Hunt, of Wayne, and Jennifer (Keith) Kesner, of St. Charles, Son-in-law Robert (Cheryl) Beebe, St. Augustine, FL, 8 Grandchildren, Justin (Christy) Beebe, Sarah (Ben) Borgmeyer, Leslie Hunt, Mary (Anthony) LeCuyer, Oliver (Erin) Hunt, Max Ian Hunt, Gavin Hunt and Lee Kesner, 6 Step-grandchildren, Sally (Ian) Albenesius, Carly Smith, Anneliese (Jason) Smith Pesch, and Nina Smith and Cloe and Avery Smith-Westphall, 9 Great-grandchildren, Cohen Beebe, Rylan, Kailee and Makenna Borgmeyer, Eliza Faulds and Julian Siebold, Camille and Couper LeCuyer, and Eden Albenesius, and her beloved sister Sally Lind and many wonderful nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband Max L. Hunt, daughter Deborah J. “Debbie” Beebe, granddaughter Lauren, sister Emily, and brother David.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, April 9, 2018 at Baker Memorial United Methodist Church, 307 Cedar Avenue, St. Charles, Illinois 60174. Rev. Mary Zajac will officiate. Burial will be private. Visitation will be 1-5:00 P.M. Sunday, April 8, 2018 at Yurs Funeral Home 405 E. Main Street, St. Charles, Illinois 60174.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Baker Memorial United Methodist Church, CASA Kane County, and St. Charles Singers.Send Flowers View / Sign Guestbook