Teresa Ann Hunzeker

Teresa Ann Hunzeker

Jan 29, 1962 – Jan 23, 2018

Teresa Ann Hunzeker of Elkhorn, NE passed away on January 23, 2018.  Teresa was born on January 29, 1962 to Ron and Darlene March, in Beatrice, NE.  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 September 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; daughter, Riley; son, Carson; brother, Ron March (Angie); sister, Rhonda Heier (Kevin); sisters-in-law: Caroline Hunzeker, Donna Lyons (Steve), and Lynn Orr (Randy); many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Darlene and Ron March.

VISITATION begins Friday, Jan. 26th at 3pm at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 15002 Blondo, with FAMILY RECEIVING FRIENDS from 5pm until 7pm.  SERVICES Saturday, Jan. 27th at 1pm, Covenant Presbyterian Church.  Family Interment, Prospect Hill Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials will be directed by the family.








  • The Marc Hroch Family Posted January 25, 2018 8:00 am

    Our thoughts of Sympathy and Prayers for Peace are with you all at this sad time.

  • Dave and Sue Arch Posted January 25, 2018 8:29 am

    Fred – Sue and I send our deepest sympathies. Dave Arch

  • Lynette McQuade Posted January 25, 2018 10:49 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with Teresa and her family. I am shocked and saddened by the loss of such a wonderful woman.

  • Janet Grabouski Posted January 25, 2018 4:15 pm

    I’ve always loved this quote from a unknown Author.
    Those we love don’t go away,
    They walk beside us everyday,
    Unseen, unheard, but always near,
    Still loved,still missed & very dear..
    Hugs to all the family.

  • Chris Hochstetler Posted January 25, 2018 4:19 pm

    Our deepest sympathy Fred, Riley and Carson. From all of us at KANEKO, we wish you peace.

  • Patti Cameli Posted January 25, 2018 4:25 pm

    Fred & Family – My deepest sympathy to all of you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love Patti

  • Dan and Vickie Ramaekers Posted January 25, 2018 4:42 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Jerry Husa family Posted January 25, 2018 5:04 pm

    Our deepest sympathy, May God hold you close during this difficult time.

  • Jane FitzPatrick Posted January 25, 2018 5:31 pm

    My deepest condolences Fred, Riley and Carson. May your memories of Teresa comfort you during this difficult time.

  • Elizabeth Jonas Posted January 25, 2018 5:46 pm

    Fred and children, I am so sorry for your loss. Only God knows the plan for us. May you all cling to each other and remember Teresa amidst tears, laughter and joy as she returns to our God. I will pray for all of you.

  • Deanna & Dave Bigelbach Posted January 25, 2018 7:44 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Teresa made everyone smile. Love the Bigelbach’s

  • Alice Meints Posted January 25, 2018 8:14 pm

    Loved that girl! So very sorry Fred & children. ✝

  • Alice Meints Posted January 25, 2018 8:58 pm

    Teresa was a special family friend for many years. We will miss her. God’s peace.

  • Lonnie and Diana Meyer Posted January 25, 2018 9:23 pm

    You are in our hearts and prayers during this difficult time.

  • Joel and Erin Russell Posted January 25, 2018 9:31 pm

    Our deepest sympathy and sincere thoughts are with your family. Teresa will be missed by all of us.

  • Amy and Nick Steinauer Posted January 25, 2018 9:38 pm

    Teresa, may you find peace in God’s arms. Fred, Riley and Carson may you find peace in the love that surrounds you.

  • Michelle and Jerry Schroeder Posted January 26, 2018 7:02 am

    Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. Fred, Riley and Carson you are in our thoughts and Prayers.

  • Eugene and Wendy McClellan Posted January 26, 2018 7:09 am

    Our thoughts and prayers to you and your family

  • Sandy Robertson Posted January 26, 2018 7:52 am

    May God grant you all the love and peace during this time. Teresa was an amazing lady and she will be missed.

  • Cheri and Mike Metzler Posted January 26, 2018 10:14 am

    Sending Prayers for you all during this very sad time.

  • Shantel Zetterberg Posted January 26, 2018 10:16 am

    Teresa touched many lives in a very positive way. After caring for the family pets for years, I feel so blessed to have known her. She was so kind and always had a beautiful smile on her face and a kind word for all of the staff members at Cottonwood. Our hearts and paryers go out to her family and friends during this heartbreaking time.

  • Trina & Scott McCollister Posted January 26, 2018 10:32 am

    Fred, we’re very saddened by the news of Teresa’s passing. May the love of family and the support of dear friends help to guide you all through the days ahead.

  • Stacey Frailey Posted January 26, 2018 11:54 am

    Our deepest sympathy, Fred, Riley and Carson. May you find peace in treasured memories. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Brianne Kemp Posted January 26, 2018 12:46 pm

    Sending prayers and deepest sympathies from all of us at the Army.

  • Rck & Debra Best Posted January 26, 2018 1:19 pm

    Fred, Riley and Carson, may God bring you peace during this sad time, you will be in our hearts and prayers.

  • Barb Tafoya Posted January 26, 2018 1:53 pm

    Thoughts and prayers to you all, Fred, Riley, and Carson.

  • Babu & Melanie Shafi Posted January 26, 2018 4:39 pm

    You are in our thoughts and prayers. Stay strong.

  • Sarah Meints Posted January 26, 2018 5:20 pm

    Fred, my heart is broken for all of our loss. May God bless you and your family.

  • Renata and Lee Hobbs Posted January 26, 2018 6:20 pm

    Dear Fred and family, it is with unspeakable sadness that we hear of Teresa’s passing. Our sincere condolences to you. Fred- I remember those fun times at executive events where Teresa and I (Renata)would laugh so hard we had tears streaming down our faces. She was a lovely person. I am so incredibly sorry about her passing. Please know you are in our thoughts.

  • Greig & Debbie Whitney Posted January 26, 2018 8:57 pm

    Fred, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this sad time.

  • Greig & Debbie Whitney Posted January 26, 2018 9:27 pm

    Fred, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very sad time.

  • Dr. Jennifer Jones Posted January 26, 2018 9:33 pm

    I was lucky enough to have met Teresa when I started working at Elkhorn Animal Hospital and have been helping Teresa take care of her pets ever since. Teresa loved her fur babies and took amazing care of them. I enjoyed so much getting to know the amazing woman that she was and I am so saddened by her passing. My thoughts are with her family at this difficult time. All of us at Elkhorn Animal Hospital are sending much love and prayers to her family and fur babies.

  • Cindy Robertson Zervas Posted January 27, 2018 8:16 am

    Having Teresa in my life meant laughing and having fun. I will miss her tremendously. All my prayers of comfort to you Fred, Riley and Carsen, Ronnie Scott and family, Rhonda and family. RIP Teresa ❤️

  • Rick, Dennis, and Patty(Spier) Weyer Posted January 27, 2018 8:40 am

    We send our sincere sympathy to you during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Know she will be missed by all.

  • WH Posted January 27, 2018 12:16 pm

    I am so sorry for your family’s loss. It is my hope that Jehovah will remember Teresa Hunzeker so that she can live again on earth without any pain, sorrow, and tears as promised in the Bible.

  • Corey and Dana Grindal Posted January 27, 2018 2:13 pm

    Words cannot describe how sorry we are for your loss of Teresa. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.


  • Jeff & Kay Zvolanek Posted January 29, 2018 11:45 am

    Fred – Our thoughts & prayers go out to you and the kids. Our hearts weep for a wonderful fun loving person.

  • Dominic Sack Posted January 29, 2018 2:58 pm

    So sorry to hear about Teresa. I/We always enjoyed visiting with you both at our events. Even had the pleasure of meeting Riley. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  • Dee Cody Posted January 31, 2018 6:35 am

    I am so sorry for your loss. May the many happy memories you shared together be a source of comfort to you in the days ahead. And may the promise of God to soon undo ‘all tears, mourning, pain and death’ (Rev. 21:4) bring you hope. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you.

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