BELLE FOURCHE- Sheryl M. Hunter, 68, passed away Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at the Rapid City Regional Hospice House in Rapid City.
Sheryl was born Jan. 6, 1949, during the "blizzard of 49," at home in Minnesela, SD, to Garrett and Marietta (Alexander) Kimball. She married David Hunter on Nov. 29, 1969, in Newell. Through this union of 48 years were born three wonderful children. Sheryl worked as a dental assistant for 25 years and was very active in the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Belle Fourche, serving on several boards and also teaching Sunday school.
She was dedicated to her family and friends. With a wonderful sense of humor, she was loving, kind, and thoughtful of those around her. She always took time to listen with her heartfelt ear. Sheryl was a loving wife, sister, mother, grandmother, and friend. Never complaining, she was strong and gentle. She loved the simple things in life, from decorating cakes to crafts like painting rocks and making homemade cards that the family all looked forward to receiving. Sheryl will be forever and dearly missed.
Sheryl is survived by her loving husband, David Hunter, Belle Fourche; daughter, Sandra (David) Kullbom, Rapid City; two sons, James Hunter, Denver, CO, and Lauren (Kristen) Hunter, Denver ,CO; two brothers, Donald (Sue) Kimball, Tucson, AZ, and Douglas (Connie) Kimball, Henderson, NV; sister, Susan (Wayne) Lettau, Sturgis; 4 grandsons, Alexander and Andrew Kullbom, Rapid City and Calvin and Dalton Hunter, Denver, CO; and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and 2 infant brothers.
Visitation was Tuesday, Oct. 10, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Belle Fourche. A private family burial will be at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in her name to the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Belle Fourche.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.kinkadefunerals.com.