Teresa A. Hunzeker
Teresa Ann Hunzeker of Elkhorn, Neb. passed away on Jan. 23, 2018. Teresa was born on Jan. 29, 1962 to Ron and Darlene March in Beatrice. Teresa grew up on her parents’ farm and graduated from Barneston (Nebraska) High School in 1980. She was always active in many school activities, including music, sports and cheerleading. She attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and graduated in 1984 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
On Sept. 17, 1988, Teresa was united in marriage to Fred Hunzeker. Teresa and Fred have two children, Riley Ann Hunzeker and Carson Donald Hunzeker. Teresa and Fred lived in Dallas, Texas and Houston, Texas, during which time Teresa pursued a career in sales and marketing. In 1991, they moved to Omaha, where Teresa’s career included sales positions with the Omaha World Herald, Johnson & Johnson and Purdue Frederick. Teresa retired from full-time employment in 1999 to focus on raising her two beautiful children.
Teresa loved to take her children to their school and afterschool activities and was always available to overschedule them. She also cherished the trips taken by the family or with Fred, which included trips to Africa, numerous locations in Europe, Asia and many destinations in the U.S. and Canada. She always had a keen eye for the best shopping spots on these trips. She also enjoyed annual ski trips with the family, beginning when Riley and Carson were very young. When at home, Teresa helped the children care for their menagerie of loving pets. She was active with numerous charity organizations in the Omaha community and was always ready to lend her time or make a donation. Teresa was particularly fond of helping organizations focused on children and youth development.
Teresa is survived by husband, Fred; her daughter, Riley; her son, Carson; her brother, Ron March (Angie); her sister, Rhonda Heier (Kevin); her sisters-in-law, Caroline Hunzeker, Donna Lyons (Steve) and Lynn Orr (Randy); as well as many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Darlene and Ron March.
Visitation was held on Friday, Jan. 26 at 3 p.m. at Covenant Presbyterian Church, located at 15002 Blondo St. in Omaha, with family receiving friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 27 at 1 p.m. at Covenant Presbyterian Church. Family interment will take place in the Prospect Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials will be directed by the family.
Arrangements have been made by Heafey Hoffmann Dworak Cutler, located at 7805 W. Center Rd., Omaha, NE 68124. Call 402-391-3900 or www.heafeyheafey.com.