Donald A. Hunt 1954 – 2022

Donald A. Hunt, 68, of Thorp, died on Thursday, December 22, 2022, in Missouri as a result of an auto accident. He was born on December 12, 1954 in Chippewa Falls the son of the late Dayton and Marjorie (Rosenthal) Hunt. Don’s family moved to a farm north of Stanley and he graduated from Stanley-Boyd High School. He married Elaine Holub at Epiphany Lutheran Church on April 4, 1981.

Don got his start hauling milk as a young man for many area farmers. In 1996, he stared working in Marshfield to build the trucks he used for hauling. He later started delivering those trucks and mentoring those starting out.

He enjoyed helping those that needed it over the years. His biggest love was for his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Elaine of Thorp, his children, Christy (Shawn) Daloia of Eagan, MN, Kristopher Hunt of Seattle, WA, Don J. (Monica Dontje) Hunt of Caroline, WI and Isaac Hunt of Saukville, WI, 5 grandchildren, Sylvia, Dominic, Amy, Johnathon and Lisa and his siblings, Linda (Don) Hakes and Sally (Lance) Carlson both of Stanley and Larry (Lynn) Hunt of Barron. Don is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Shirley.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, December 30, 2022 at the Vineyard Church-Stanley with Randy Vandeloo officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Home Cemetery-Chippewa Falls. Visitation will be from 4-8 PM on Thursday at the Plombon Funeral Home-Stanley and one hour prior to services Friday at the church.

December 28, 2022