April 11,1940-Jan. 28, 2019

Sidney D. Hunter, age 78, of Sterling, Alaska, formally of Arbor Vitae, passed away with his wife Joan and son Kristopher Hunter by his side in the early morning of January 28, 2019 at Central Peninsula Hospital, Soldotna, Alaska after a courageous battle with Congestive Heart Failure.

He is survived by his wife, Joan Hunter of Sterling; son, Sidney D. Hunter (Heidi) of Woodruff; son Tab R. Hunter (Dawn) of Arbor Vitae; son Tragg M. Hunter (Katy) of Woodruff, and son Kristopher Hunter, Sterling, Alaska, and grandchildren Jeron (Jenna) Hunter; Heather Hunter; Sidney Hunter III; Brandon (Maggie) Hunter; Merlin H (Megan) Hunter; Cali (Logan) Dankovich; Wyatt Hunter and Hudson Hunter, and seven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by sister Vonnie (Jim) Braun of Minocqua. Preceding him in death were his parents, Merlin H and Rosalie M (Trapp) Hunter; sister Vangie (Bud) Saykally and brothers; Roger (Betty) Hunter; Floyd (Dorothy) Hunter and Rodney Hunter.

Sidney will be laid to rest in Alaska — no local memorial has been planned.