Sundra “Sandy” Hunhoff

Sundra “Sandy” Hunhoff, age 77, of Yankton, South Dakota, died Saturday, August 22, 2020, at Avera Sr. James Care Center in Yankton.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM on Friday, August 28, 2020, at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Yankton, South Dakota with Reverend Tom Anderson officiating.  The Mass will be livestreamed and you can view the livestream at www.facebook.com/WintzRay. Masks will be required to attend the Mass for Sandy.  Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Yankton, South Dakota.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 to7:00 PM on Thursday, August 27, 2020, at St. Benedict Catholic Church with a rosary at 6:45 PM and a Vigil service at 7:00 PM.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Yankton.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Avera@ Home Hospice.

Pallbearers will be her sons, Doug Hunhoff and Dale Hunhoff and her grandsons, Corey Hunhoff and Calvin Hunhoff.

Sundra May (Gosser) Hunhoff was born October 21, 1942, in Olivet, South Dakota, to William and Adella (Mueller) Gosser.  Sundra was the fifth child of six children.  She spent her childhood on the farm she loved dearly.  Her dad made a playhouse for his daughters and built all the furniture himself.  She attended Olivet grade school and Menno High School graduating in 1960.  After graduation she moved to Yankton and worked for Jerry’s Cleaners.

She met Ron Hunhoff and they were married January 6, 1962.  Three sons were born to this union: Doug, Dean and Dale.  Sundra worked at Human Service Center for 11 years and Yankton Medical Clinic in OBGYN as phone aide for 10 years.  Ron and Sandy traveled for 15 years and she made many friends.  She enjoyed every new city and state.  When they returned, she went back to Yankton Medical Clinic until she retired from medical records.

She loved her grandchildren and attended all the activities she could.  She was blessed with a wonderful family and great friends that helped her through many health issues.  She loved having coffee with muffin ladies group girl friends she met when she first came to Yankton.  She also enjoyed reading and crocheting.  She was a member of the Catholic Daughters, St. Isadore Ladies, St. Benedict Choir and Sacred Heart Choir, and helped with the funeral luncheon committee.

Survivors include her best friend and husband, Ron Hunhoff of Yankton; two sons: Doug (Diane) Hunhoff of Smithville, Missouri; and Dale (Linda) Hunhoff of Worthing, South Dakota; daughter-in-law, Gladys Hunhoff of Casper, Wyoming ;four grandchildren: Lindsey, Corey, Kailey and Calvin; two step grandchildren: Travis and Will Torres; 11 great grandchildren; brother, Virgil (Cara Lynn) Gosser of Philomath, Oregon; sister-in-law Carmen Gosser of Springfield, South Dakota; brother-in-law, Ralph Reisner of Yankton; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Dean Hunhoff; twin brothers: Roy and Ray Gosser; brother, Harold Gosser; and her beloved sister Carol Reisner.

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8 response to "Sundra “Sandy” Hunhoff"

  1. By: Barbara Mach Posted: August 24, 2020

    Sandy was a great lady. I enjoyed playing cards with her in our canasta group and having coffee with her at the frynpan for many years. She is at peace now. God bless you all!

  2. By: Ron and Cherie Scheich Posted: August 25, 2020

    So sorry for your loss

  3. By: Karen Huber Posted: August 25, 2020

    I am saddened so to hear that Sandy passed away. You have our sympathy. My mind flashed back to when we lived together in Yankton and what fun she was to have as a friend. May God give you strength at this trying time. Please know we care..

  4. By: Dianna Hampton Posted: August 26, 2020

    I met Sandy when we worked in the OB-Gyn department of the Yankton Clinic and then at the Yankton Medical Clinic. As was common with Sandy we became friends immediately. She always kept things interesting like the day she did a Rain Dance outside of Dr Thornton’s office window. She was always full of fun and ideas. Even though our paths eventually took different directions, we always kept in touch and every time we connected it was like we had just seen each other the day before. She was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother and always a friend to count on. I will miss her but always carry a part of her in my heart.
    Though we desire to be there, we will be live streaming her services during this challenging time.
    To Ron and all the family, you have Steve and my condolences and prayers for the peace of the Lord and her presence with Him to comfort you.

  5. By: Jane and Max Hawk Posted: August 26, 2020

    Ron, we offer our condolences to all of your family.
    Those years you spent traveling together had to be
    special, and provide some fun memories. Treasure them.
    Sincerely,
    Jane and Max H.

  6. By: El & Corriene Jordahl Posted: August 26, 2020

    We are so sorry to hear of Sandy passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Ron, with your children and all your family.

  7. By: Tammy Kokesh Posted: August 27, 2020

    Dale, I’m so sorry for the pain you are going through. First Dean and now your beautiful mom. She was such a nice person, always so helpful and caring. You are in my prayers. With Love, Tammy (Hill ) Kokesh

  8. By: Marilyn Herrboldt Posted: August 28, 2020

    Ron and family, I was so sorry to hear of Sandy”s passing. I have many great memories of our years in Olivet community and as a classmate in Menno High School. Thinking of you today and in the days to come during this time of loss and grief. Marilyn Herrboldt

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