Carol Hunninghake, 74, of rural Green Ridge, Missouri, died Monday evening July 17, 2017, at St. Luke’s Medical Center, Kansas City, Mo.
She was born January 19, 1943, in Independence, Mo., the daughter of John Julius Fostich and Kathryn Ann (Butkovich) Fostich. On October 19, 1974, she married James L. Hunninghake and he survives of the home.
Carol worked as a secretary for Mobile Oil for several years. Raising her children and taking care of her home and family were important to her. She loved to crochet and craft. She traveled to many craft shows to sell her Gingerbread Junction creations. Growing a garden, especially tomatoes, brought out her competitive nature. She was a Kansas City Royals fan and enjoyed going to the casino boats and Tuesday shopping trips with her family. She was a long-time and steadfast caregiver to her parents during their later years.
In addition to her husband James, survivors include a son, Aaron Gracheck (Melanie), Raymore, Mo.; a daughter Tiffany Buxton (Jason), Green Ridge, Mo.; 3 granddaughters, Katelyn and Kelsey Buxton and Emily Gracheck; a sister, Jan Hazen (David), Lee’s Summit, Mo.; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her mother and father-in-law, and a nephew Brad Hunninghake.
Graveside services will be 12:00 p.m. Friday, July 21, 2017, at the Hickory Point Cemetery, Green Ridge, Mo., with Pastors Randy and Dianna Marcum officiating. Burial will be in the Hickory Point Cemetery. The family will receive friends before the service from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. The family suggest contributions to the Hickory Point Cemetery or the WOW program of the Green Ridge Presbyterian Church in care of the funeral home.