Charlene Neel Hunziker, 83, of Uniontown, Kansas, passed away early Wednesday morning, May 16, 2018, at Guest Home Estates.
She was born February 1, 1935, in Colorado City, Texas, the daughter of Clyde Benson and Ruby Inez (Seaberry) Neel.
She married Elvin LeRoy “Slim” Hunziker June 6, 1954, in Uniontown, Kansas. He preceded her in death February 8, 1997.
Charlene worked for the Western Insurance Company as a switchboard operator, retiring in 1998 after thirty-six years. She was a member of the Uniontown Baptist Church.
Charlene is survived by her son, Gregory Elvin Hunziker, of Joplin, Missouri; two sisters, Inez Coons, of Bella Vista, Arkansas, Betty June Pecararo, of Frisco, Texas; a brother, Benny Neel, also of Frisco, Texas; two granddaughters, Jodi Leann Stewart, of Joplin, Missouri, and Amy Lynn Crowder, of Miami, Oklahoma; and fifteen great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband Slim, she was also preceded in death by her parents, and a sister, Shirly Isaac.
Pastor Marty DeWitt will conduct graveside services at 2:00 p.m. Monday, May 21, 2018, at the Mason Cemetery near Uniontown, Kansas.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association and left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall Street, PO Box 309, Fort Scott, KS 66701. Condolences may be submitted to the online guestbook at konantz-cheney.com.