Helen M. Hunter
Sycamore – Helen M. Hunter, age 78, formerly of McHenry, died Saturday, October 13, 2007, at Bethany Healthcare Center in DeKalb.
She was born January 22, 1929 in Chicago to Anton and Beatrice (Sefcik) Kratochvil.
On May 8, 1946, Helen married Everett R. Hunter at the First United Methodist Church in McHenry. He preceded her in death on June 12, 2004.
She moved to McHenry at the age of 13. Following her marriage, she and her husband farmed in the Woodstock and Hebron areas for 20 years until relocating back to McHenry. Helen established a janitorial service with her husband, and cleaned various businesses throughout McHenry County until their retirement.
She is survived by a granddaughter, Rebecca Dzierlinga of Sycamore; two great-grandson, Gavin and Zachary; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett (June 12, 2004); her daughter, Susan Hartsell (November 9, 2004); her parents; a sister, Mildred Podolak; and two brothers, Clarence Tyk and Earl Kratochvil.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m., Friday, October 19, at the George R. Justen & Son Funeral Home, 3519 W. Elm Street, McHenry, IL 60050.
Visitation will resume at 11 a.m. until the 12 p.m. Funeral Service, Saturday, October 20, at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 404 N. Green Street, McHenry, IL 60050. The Rev. Roger Schneider will officiate.
Interment McHenry County Memorial Park, Woodstock.
For information call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.justenfh.com