Helen Hope Hunt-Hensler (1963 - 2018)

  • "Sorry for your loss, may God's loving kindness comfort and..."
  • "Love you Hope. Never forgotten."
    - Bryan Freeman
  • "My sincere condolences to the family. May you be comforted..."
  • "Rip hopeRip"
    - Deborah Poole

Longtime Sterling resident Mrs. Helen Hope Hunt-Hensler, 54, died Saturday, August 18, 2018 at her family's home in Sterling.

Funeral Services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Peninsula Memorial Chapel – 5839 Kenai Spur Hwy – Kenai. A public ciewing will be held 1 hour prior to services at 1:00 p.m.

Helen was born Dec. 19, 1963 in Grangeville, Idaho. She moved to Alaska in 1974 living in Sterling. She worked in the legal field for over 20 years. She loved people and horses.

The family wrote, "Hope had a huge heart, always putting everyone else first. Hope was one of the kindest people I've ever known. She was strong and determined, never letting anything stand in her way. Always finding the best in every situation. Instead of mourning her death, she would have wanted us to celebrate her life."

She was preceded in death by her father, J.T. Hunt; mother, Jewell Hunt; Aunt, Eva Nell Karlin and sister, Darlene Spratt.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Hensler, Jr.; sons, Sam (Leona) Allen Renney, Jr. and Morgan (Michelle) Jeptha Lewis Renney; daughter, Venetia (Phil) Marie Rauwolf; sisters, Jean (Walt) Yoder and Verna (Less) June Kosydar; brothers, Jim Bristow and Jeptha (Glenda) Thomas Hunt.

Arrangements made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel & Crematory. Please visit or sign her online guestbook at AlaskanFuneral.com.
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Published in The Peninsula Clarion on Aug. 23, 2018