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Virginia Huneke

Virginia M. Huneke, 86, of Solon, formerly of Underwood and Council Bluffs, passed away Dec. 22, 2013, at the Solon Care Center. Funeral service was held Dec. 28 at St. John’s United Church of Christ with the Rev. Dr. Tony Paff officiating. Interment was in Ridgewood Cemetery.
Virginia was born Sept. 28, 1927, in Alhambra, Calif., to the late Earl and Marjorie (Suttie) Hickox. She graduated from Omaha Benson High School in 1944 and married Fred Huneke in 1948. Virginia worked as an assistant to the registrar at IWCC for 13 years. She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ.
In addition to her parents, Virginia was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Huneke in 2009; brother, Robert Hickox; and sister, Barbara Lee McCloud.
Virginia is survived by her daughter, Lorraine (Robert) Bowans of Iowa City; sons, Wayne (Marilyn) Huneke of Clearwater, Fla., Kurt (Sandy) Huneke of Houston, Texas; seven grandchildren, two great grandchildren; brother, Richard Hickox of Grants Pass, Ore.; nieces and nephews.
Memorials are suggested to St. John’s United Church of Christ.