Roberta M. Hunt

  • Born: March 29, 1922
  • Died: October 14, 2015
  • Location: Lake Mills, Wisconsin

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Columbus, WI 53925

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Roberta M. Hunt, 93, of Lake Mills and formerly of Waterloo passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at Rainbow Hospice in Johnson Creek.

Roberta May was born the daughter of Norman O. and Lulu Belle (Spencer) Roth on March 29, 1922 in Hillsboro, WI. She was a 1939 graduate of Baraboo High School and later earned her bachelor's degree in Home Economics with a minor in Chemistry in 1943 from UW-Madison. She was married to Ervin R. Hunt on January 16, 1945 in Houghton, MI. She held her first position as a Home Economics teacher with the Ondossagon School in Ashland and later with the Lake Mills School District. She was later employed in the revenue office of the IRS in Austin, TX until retirement. After retirement, she published many articles for Country Today Newspaper. Roberta's focus was on her family and their wellbeing; she was always there for them.

Roberta is survived by her children: Norman (Mary) Hunt of Waterloo, Russell (Wendy) Hunt of Baraboo, Thomas (Heather) Hunt of Wisconsin Dells, and David (Kim) Hunt of Lake Mills; 10 grandchildren: Sara (Tony) Mallegni, Ryan Hunt, Gwen Carlson, Margaret (Larry) Sphorleder, Martin (Keri) Hunt, Barry (Catie) Hunt, Jerry (Amanda) Hunt, Erica Hunt, Kevin (Danielle) Hunt, and Haley Hunt; 9 great-grandchildren; and further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Ervin in 2002, her daughter, Marilynn Hunt, and her siblings: EvaBelle Kensmoe, Dorothy Hill, Robert Roth and Lawrence Roth.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus. A memorial gathering will also be held at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Inurnment will take place at Hampden Cemetery, township of Hampden, WI.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to PACT of Madison which provides innovative treatment for severely disturbed adults and adolescents, particularly persons with schizophrenia.


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So sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. She was a wonderful woman and an excellent teacher. There was so much that I learned from her in her home economics class. She was the type of teacher who truly loved teaching -- it showed every day in the classroom. May she rest in peace. Keep the memories alive of her in your heart.

We lost our mother as well in January and she would have been 93. We also lost my sister in December, Beth Henner Bentheimer, who was a close friend of Marilyn's. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Cindy Topel Gilles - Madison, WI - Student of hers.   October 21, 2015

So Sorry for your loss. She was my teacher in High school. RIP

Posted by Cindy Hoeft Pahl - Madison, WI - My teacher   October 21, 2015

Im sorry for your loss. She was a great woman and will be greatly missed. RIP. Tammy Mercer

Posted by tammy mercer - Reedsburg, WI - Margies friend   October 20, 2015

Dave and Family,
So sorry for your family. Yet 93...that seems to have been a good run! Take our prayers and let them lift you where the good Lord can take over. Cindy and Lyle Wagner

Posted by Cindy Wagner Lyle Wagner - Fort Atkinson, WI - Sister and brother in law   October 19, 2015


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