Grace Virginia Huntt, age 91, died Sunday, January 18, 2009 at Edinboro Manor where she resided for the past 5 weeks. Born in Topeka, KS on January 1, 1918, she was a daughter of the late Prescott and Harriet Alvey Norris.
Huntt, Grace VirginiaIn 1944, she married John W. Huntt, and together they raised two sons while living in Suitland, MD. Years later in 1977, they moved back to her home state of Kansas and remained there until his death in 2000, at which time she moved to Waterford to live with her oldest son.
Mrs. Huntt loved being a wife and mother, and over the years had perfected her natural homemaking skills. As a young mother and seamstress, she would make clothing for her family, and she also enjoyed cooking and baking, decorating her home, flower gardening, bird watching, and crewel stitching. She loved being a grandmother and spending time with her grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she is preceded in death by three sisters, Vera Shaffer, and Edith and Esther Norris, and a brother, Jewett Norris.
Her surviving family members include two sons, John Phillip Huntt and his wife Phyllis of Waterford, and Gregory Lynn Huntt of Baltimore, MD; five grandchildren, Stephen Huntt, Kimberly Brooks, Jonathan Huntt, Jeffery Huntt, and Stephanie Huntt; a great-grandson, Keith Daniel Brooks; and a nephew, Robert Shaffer of Topeka, KS.
Friends may call at the Van Matre Funeral Home, 105 Walnut Street, Waterford on Wednesday evening from 7-9pm and may attend funeral services there on Thursday morning at 11:00am. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Topeka, KS.