Stephanie Lynn Hunter

January 15, 1968October 29, 2018
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We are saddened to report that Stephanie Lynn Hunter, born January 15, 1968, passed away on October 29, due to complications from leukemia. Stephanie lived her entire life in Greencastle, Indiana.

She is survived by her mother Marilynn Ballard Sturgeon (John), sister Shelley Hunter (Amanda), sister Susan Soares (James), stepsister Lisa Powell (Grant), stepbrother Jim Sturgeon (David), stepsister Lori Wilson (John) and stepsister Linda Prather (John). She is also survived by her dear friend Leslie Hanson (Bryan). She was preceded in death by her father, Emmett Wayne Hunter.

Stephanie leaves behind many friends and former students who will carry her legacy forward.

Stephanie is remembered for her love of children, sunny outlook, gentle spirit and endless willingness to help others. She was a beautiful person inside and out, who without exception, cared for others, before herself. She was a Pied-Piper of kids, an incredibly hard worker, an advocate for people who couldn't fight for themselves and the best daughter, sister, friend, sister-in-law, niece, cousin, co-worker, that anyone of us could ever wished for or deserved.

Most recently, Stephanie worked at Hendricks Regional Hospital and New Pathways School. She was a graduate of DePauw University. As a lifelong learner, she held advanced degrees and several certificates.

A celebration of Stephanie’s life is scheduled for Saturday, November 10. Visitation begins at 1:30 p.m. with the service starting at 3:00 p.m., at Gobin United Methodist Church in Greeencastle.

If you wish to honor Stephanie’s life with a memorial contribution, gifts can be made to A Kinetic Change, Inc. (c/o Julie Carr, 1010 Sherwood Dr., Greencastle, IN 46135). A Kinetic Change will work closely with the Greencastle Parks Department to purchase a piece of playground equipment in Stephanie’s name for generations of children to enjoy.


  • A Kinetic Change, Inc.


  • Visitation Saturday, November 10, 2018
  • A Celebration of Life Saturday, November 10, 2018

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Heather MacPhail-Fausey

November 6, 2018

I love these pictures of Stephanie, always smiling. She was more comfortable behind the camera than in front of it. I will always remember her wonderful, playful sense of humor and the way she cared for others. She was extremely close to my father and I am thankful that she would spend time with him when I could not. I miss you my friend. My sincerest condolences to her family.

April Negley

November 4, 2018

Stephanie will be missed, she was one of our favorite customers at Wendy's! We will miss her smiling face! R.I.P. sweet lady! -Wendy's management and crew

Brenda Brady

November 4, 2018

I've known Stephanie for many years. She had such a kind, gentle spirit. Always smiling and ready to help anyone. I was so shocked to hear she had passed away. My prayers go out for her family. She will be missed by so many.

Vicki McLaughlin

November 4, 2018

This picture of you is just how I always remember seeing you, Stephanie....always smiling. My heart hurts for your family and friends, and for all of the people whose lives you have touched in such a positive way. I was privileged to have had the opportunity of knowing you, even if only for a short time. You opened your home to me, and I will cherish the memory of those evenings of crocheting there with our friends. I pray that the pain and loss everyone is experiencing right now will be overshadowed by all of the love, happiness and goodness that you have given us.
May you rest in eternal peace.
Vicki McLaughlin


November 3, 2018

I am devastated beyond words to learn of Stephanie's family's and loved ones' loss. She was such a dear friend in high school. We lost touch as my life took on its own twists and turns, and I regret immeasurably that I never managed to follow through on my plans to reconnect.
Stephanie was such a lovely, intelligent, thoughtful person and loyal friend. I extend my deepest condolences, and hope her family eventually finds peace in knowing what a gift her life was to so many - myself included and especially.
Peace and blessings, Vanessa

Jackie Williams

November 2, 2018

Stephanie it was a pleasure working with you and knowing you. You will be missed by all those whose lives you have touched. Prayers for your family during this time of sorrow.

Sandra Grimes

November 2, 2018

Stephanie, I will miss your smile, your kindness, willingness to help and your love and caring for others.

Patricia Rollo

November 1, 2018

Sending prayers for the family. My daughter Hannah went in her class a few years back, and she enjoyed the class room where Mrs. Hunter was teaching. She will be missed by many and she will be in our prayers!