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  • Obituary: Clyde J. Hunzeker, 91

  • Clyde J. Hunzeker, 91, of Syracuse, died at his daughter’s house in Omaha under hospice care on April 16, 2014. Clyde was born to Clyde and Lily Hunzeker in Pawnee City. He married Helen Freeman in 1944 in Hiawatha, Kan.
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  • Clyde J. Hunzeker, 91, of Syracuse, died at his daughter’s house in Omaha under hospice care on April 16, 2014. Clyde was born to Clyde and Lily Hunzeker in Pawnee City. He married Helen Freeman in 1944 in Hiawatha, Kan.
        He was a World War II Army veteran. He served under General Patton, was a veteran of the Battle of the Bulge and received a Purple Heart. Clyde farmed until 1960 when he opened Hunzeker’s Clothing Store with his wife, Helen.
        Clyde was a member of the Masons, American Legion Post #100 and VFW Post #5547. He served as the Chamber of Commerce president and also owned a business in Syracuse from 1961-1989.
        He is survived by daughter Jacki (Wayne) Hamann of Omaha; son Michael Brad (Nancy) Hunzeker of Syracuse; grandsons Dustin (Keisha) Hassenstab, Brandon Hamann and fiancé Dawn Snell and Mikhail (Robyn) Hunzeker; great grandsons Miles Clyde Hassenstab and Ryker Thor Hunzeker; brother Hubert (Dorothy) Hunzeker of Minnesota; companion Lucille Niebuhr of Syracuse; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
        He was preceded by wife Helen and brother Lorain and wife Lucile.
        Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 22, at 2 p.m. at the Fusselman-Allen-Harvey Funeral Chapel in Syracuse. Burial will be at Park Hill Cemetery.
        The family suggests memorials to Wounded Warriors Fund or Alegent Creighton Hospice.
        Visitation will be Monday, April 21, from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. and Tuesday one hour before the start of the service with family greeting friends.
        Fusselman Allen Harvey Funeral Home, Syracuse, is in charge of arrangements.
        Condolences can be expressed at www.fusselmanallenharvey.com.

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