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JOLENE LYNN HUNT was born to Clifford and Helen (Hansen) Hunt on October 26, 1962 in Marshall, Minnesota. She lived in Vesta, Minnesota and attended Tracy Public School graduating in May of 1982. After graduation Jolene moved to Redwood Falls, Minnesota where she worked at Rem in housekeeping, then at Country Kitchen, Hardee’s and Morgan’s Deli. In 2000, Jolene moved to Hendricks, Minnesota and worked for a year as an activities assistant at the Hendricks Nursing Home. In 2001, she moved to Luverne, Minnesota and began working with the RCO. Jolene moved to Yankton, South Dakota and enjoyed spending time with her family and making new friends. She died peacefully on Friday, October 23, 2020 at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the age of 57 years, 11 months, and 27 days.
Jolene was a member of the Living Rock Church in Luverne, Minnesota. She kept very busy with her involvement in the Luverne Special Olympics, Rock County People First, and volunteering with the Rock County 4-H horse projects. Jolene had a passion for horses and anything western. She also liked cats and doing jigsaw puzzles. Jolene loved camping, riding on the pontoon, shopping, and eating at restaurants. Above all else, she truly enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Jolene will be lovingly remembered by her sister, Alvina (Viney) Wigen and her husband, Marty of Luverne, Minnesota; a brother, Jim Hunt and his wife, Rose of Slayton, Minnesota; four nieces, Kim, Julie, Sandra, and Sheryl; three nephews, Terry, Vernon, and Daniel; two great-nieces; and eight great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clifford and Helen; her oldest brother, Gary Lee Hunt; and two great-nephews, Matthew Oien and Alan Maag Jr.
May God Bless the life of Jolene….