- 72 years old
- Date of birth: May 30, 1935
- Date of passing: May 25, 2008
|Let the memory of Hilbert & Joan be with us forever|
Hilbert Hunke Hilbert was born May 30, 1935 on the farm east of Monterey to Bernard and Cecelia Kreikemeier Hunke. He attended St. Boniface Catholic School and graduated from Guardian Angels Catholic School with the class of 1954. Hilbert served in the US Army from November of 1956 until November of 1958, stationed in Germany. On November 26, 1960, he married Joan Logan in Pueblo, Colorado. The couple farmed the home place near Monterey and Hilbert worked at IBP, later Tyson, for 35 years retiring in 2003. Hilbert was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, where he served as a trustee and on the church council, and Knights of Columbus.
Joan Hunke Joan was born September 16, 1937 in Colorado Springs, Colorado to Chester and Jennie Gabrovshik Logan. Joan graduated from Catholic High School in Pueblo, Colorado and College of St. Mary''s in Omaha. On November 26, 1960, Joan married Hilbert Hunke in Pueblo, Colorado. The couple farmed near Monterey. Joan taught school in the early years, took time off to raise her family, and returned to teaching 4th grade at Guardian Angels Catholic School in West Point, later becoming librarian/media specialist. She had just retired in the spring of 2009 after 33 years. Joan was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church at Monterey. She enjoyed crafts and quilting, and was an avid "collector". Joan and Hilbert enjoyed traveling, and she could always recommend a great book.
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