William J. Hunemuller

             William Joseph Hunemuller was born April 14, 1954 at Sumner, Iowa the son of Leslie G. and Kathryn Lucille (Morris) Hunemuller.  He was baptized in 1954 and confirmed in 1968 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Sumner.  In 1972 he graduated from Sumner Community High School.  Bill served 6 years in the United States National Guard.  On November 3, 1979, he was united in marriage to Kathryn Kay Price at Faith Baptist Church in Oelwein.  In 1979, Bill accepted Christ as his personal savior.  He attended Grace Baptist Church in Waverly.  Over the years Bill was an electronic technician and farmer.  He attended Hawkeye Tech. and AIC in Cedar Falls.  For the last 17 years he had been employed with Tyson’s as a rebuild maintenance mechanic.  His interests included old antique radios, music, playing guitar, toy trains and Spanish.  Bill adored his children and grandchildren and loved spending time with them.

            His death occurred sudddenly on Friday, June 15, 2012, at his home from natural causes. He was fifty-eight years old.

            Bill is survived by his Wife, Kathy Hunemuller of Tripoli, Iowa;4 Children, Jason (Vannette) Hunemuller of Sumner, Iowa,Nathan (Melissa) Hunemuller of Fredericksburg, Iowa,Kristi (Trevor Beem) Hunemuller of Waverly and Jared Hunemuller of Tripoli, Iowa;4 Grandchildren, Cheyenne, Landan, Kesley and Ember;Mother, Kathryn Hunemuller of Sumner;Brother, Ron (Nita) Hunemuller of Anchorage, Alaska;Sister, Mary (William “Bill”) Schulte of Coralville, Iowa; and many Nieces and Nephews.

          He was preceded in death by his Maternal and Paternal Grandparents; and his Father, Leslie in 2008.

          Funeral Service: 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at Grace Baptist Church in Waverly with Pastor Jim Lee officiating. Visitation: 4 to 8 P.M. Tuesday at Rettig Funeral Home in Tripoli and after 9:30 A.M. at the church on Wednesday. Interment: Freemont Cemetery, rural Tripoli with Military Honors by Brandenburg-Krueger Post #4013, V.F.W. of Tripoli, Iowa. A Memorial Fund has been established in his name.


Art & Pat Strong on June 19, 2012 at 6:58 PM said:

Kathy, we are so sorry to hear of the loss of your son.
Please know that we are thinking of you and hope to see you again soon with our Busy Bee campers.
Prayers to you and your family.
Kim and Galen Nuss on June 19, 2012 at 6:03 PM said:

Sorry to hear of your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Lynise Pearson (Cheryl Price's Sister) on June 19, 2012 at 7:57 AM said:

I was saddened to hear of the recent loss of your husband. May God comfort you thru these and the rest of your days as you continue to move forward in your life. Know that you are in my prayers and thoughts.
Matt & Yvonne on June 18, 2012 at 7:10 PM said:

Kathy and family,

We are so very sorry for your sudden loss. What a terrible shock for you all. We pray that you are able to find comfort in eachother as you walk together through the days ahead and that very soon your grieving will turn to peace as God helps you through all the days beyond. You are in our thoughts.
Roger & Beth Swyter -- Busy Bees on June 18, 2012 at 2:59 PM said:

Kathy, we are saddened to learn that your son, Bill, passed away so suddenly. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Sharlyn Reiter on June 18, 2012 at 5:53 AM said:

So sorry for the loss of Bill. I know he will be greatly missed. You are all in my thoughts and Prayers.
With deepest sympathy
Brooke Berg & Camden Morobe on June 17, 2012 at 6:03 PM said:

Kathy and Family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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