Norman “Butch” R. Hunt, 69, of Altenburg passed away Friday, March 26, 2021 at his residence.
He was born on Christmas Day Dec. 25, 1951 near Altenburg to George A. and Elda (Weber) Hunt. He was the third born of four children.
He and Mary (Hager) Hunt were married on Feb. 19, 1972. She survives in Altenburg.
Butch was best known as the mailman, as he carried mail for 46 years, retiring in 2019. Aside from delivering mail, he was a lifelong farmer and had a passion for red tractors. Butch loved to go trout fishing and antiquing with his loving wife of 49 years, Mary who survives. His witty sense of humor would draw smiles and laughs from almost everyone he met. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altenburg and the Lions Club.
Survivors include three sons, Nathan (Becky) Hunt of Frohna, Ben Hunt and Ryan Hunt, both of Altenburg; three sisters, Ruth Rauh of Jackson, Paula Reisenbichler of Cape Girardeau, and Gladys (Gary) Laug of Stevens Point, Wis.; three grandchildren, Lydia, Klayton and Austin whom he loved and adored. He had many nieces, nephews and countless friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers-in-law: John Rauh and David Reisenbichler, father and mother-in-law Wilson “Speed” and Lois Hinkle Hager.
Visitation was Monday, March 29, 2021 and Tuesday, March 30 at Ford & Young East Perry Chapel in Altenburg.
Funeral Service was Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altenburg with Rev. Frank Lucas officiating.
Burial was at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Altenburg.
Memorial contributions may be given to Immanuel Lutheran Church Beautification Fund.
Online condolences may be made at www.fordandyoungfuneralhome.com.
Ford & Young Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.