Dorothy Hunter


Dorothy L. Hunter, 81, of Dodge City, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Presbyterian Manor of the Plains in Dodge City.

Dorothy L. Hunter, 81, of Dodge City, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Presbyterian Manor of the Plains in Dodge City.

She was born Sept. 4, 1931, in Downs, to Harry and Gladys Trent Edwards. She graduated from Dodge City High School.

On Aug. 20, 1950, she married Ron Hunter in Dodge City.

A longtime resident of Dodge City, Mrs. Hunter spent 36 years working in the Ford County Treasurer's office, with the last 16 years serving as the Ford County Treasurer before retiring in 2001.

In addition to her husband, survivors include a son, Jeff Hunter of Tucson, Ariz.; a daughter, Cathy Decker of Garden City; a sister, Betty Edwards of Fort Dodge; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a grandson; and a brother, Robert A. Edwards.

Funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church of Dodge City. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Dodge City.

Visitation hours are noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Swaim Funeral Home in Dodge City. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the guest book at Memorials are suggested to the First United Methodist Church, in care of the funeral home.


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