Dorothy Julia Hunter

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  • "I had the pleasure of getting to know Dorothy during my 5..."
    - Julie Finnegan, MHS, PT
  • "I am so blessed to have got to meet Mrs Hunter. So fun to..."
    - Scott Pacino
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Hunter, Dorothy Julia Danner 110 years of age, passed away Friday September 22, 2017 at Meramec Bluffs Senior Living Center in West County. She was born July 31, 1907 in St. Louis to George and Ida Danner. On January 4, 1930 she was married to Harry Stanley Hunter in St. Louis. He died in 1964. She is survived by two grandchildren, Arthur Raymond Creech III and Susan Mary Creech, both of Dayton, Ohio. In addition she is survived by nieces Susan Guignard of St. Louis, Linda McGee of Vancouver, Washington and Meg Shea of Kirkwood; nephew James Danner of St. Charles; grandnieces Mary Baricevic, Amy Guignard, Jennifer Derringer, Stephanie Chase, Jill Giordano, Courtney Danner and Kirstie Behlmann; grandnephews John Baricevic, Bruce Guignard Jr. and Scott Gillespie. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Julie Creech, sister Ida Gilsinn, brothers John H. E. Danner and George J. Danner, niece Joan Baricevic and grandnephew Mark Baricevic. Dorothy grew up in the Tower Grove South neighborhood. She attended Harris Teachers College and graduated from Washington University. She spent about forty years as an elementary school teacherten years in the Normandy School District followed by about thirty years at Robinson Elementary School in Kirkwood. After her retirement from teaching Aunt Dot was a devoted volunteer, logging a record number of hours in the gift shop at St. Luke's Hospital. She traveled and enjoyed plays and concerts. She loved her birthday celebrations, as well as knitting, needlepoint, reading mystery novels, solving crossword puzzles and winning at Rummikub. She moved from her home on Geyer Road in Kirkwood to Meramec Bluffs in 2003. There will be no funeral service per Dorothy's wishes. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to a .
Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Sept. 28, 2017
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