Hazel D. Affolter

September 2, 2016

Hazel D. Affolter 86, of Frankfort, Ind., died at 5:25 p.m. September 2, 2016 at Clinton House Health and Rehabilitation Center.  Born July 7, 1930 in Burkesville, KY to Albert Lee & Velma (Long) Scott.  She married Franklin W. Gunter and he preceded her in death on January 15, 1971.  She married James Affolter on July 2, 1974 in Frankfort and he survives. Mrs. Affolter attended school in Burkesville, KY and received her GED.  She had previously worked at Harmeson Manufacturing and retired from Exide Battery.  She was a member of the Michigantown Christian Church.  Mrs. Affolter enjoyed baking, cooking and loved her grandchildren.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 7th at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association.

Survived by:

Husband: James Affolter of Frankfort, 2 Daughters: Linda (Bill) Dean of Frankfort, Marilyn (John) Amos of Michigantown, Son: Rick (Janie) Gunter of Frankfort, 2 Sisters: Mary Goodwin of Frankfort, Millie Danner of Frankfort, 8 Grandchildren and 16 Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

In addition to her parents and first husband, Hazel was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Monroe, 2 sisters, Beatrice Hughes and Edie Eikenberry and 2 brothers, Ray Scott & Dean Scott.

Condolences

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12 Condolences for “Hazel D. Affolter”

  1. Mike Hensley September 3, 2016 at 11:43 am

    Linda & Bill, so sorry for the loss of your mother. As hard as it to let her go you know she is in a better place. Prayers for you and your family. Mike & Pam

  2. Patti Mosson September 3, 2016 at 3:03 pm

    We are very sorry to hear of Hazel’s passing. She was a loving, friendly lady who never met a stranger. She also was an excellent baker, her cakes were the best! I will donate in her honor to the Alzheimer’s Association. Love and prayers, Patti and Mike Mosson

  3. Libbi Smith September 3, 2016 at 3:11 pm

    Hazel treated me so nicely whenever “Stew” and I were around. I admired the relationship she had with her children!!! I felt like family when we were around….now she is enjoying her heavenly family…..prayers for those of you who will be missing her!

  4. R & K Nicholson September 3, 2016 at 5:02 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you, God Bless. Ralph and Karen (McBee) Nicholson

  5. Daniel Hill September 3, 2016 at 7:14 pm

    Rick, sorry for your loss. A mother is a special person in a son’s life. Hold on to all the memories.
    Your Friend,
    Dan

  6. Joni Catron Brown September 3, 2016 at 11:29 pm

    Marilyn, Linda, and Rick,

    So sorry to hear about your loss, but rejoicing that your mom is in a better place. So many fond memories of your mom and the whole family. Take care and may God’s blessings continue for you all.

  7. Ron & Erilda Coleman September 4, 2016 at 7:53 am

    Dear Millie & Family
    So sorry to hear of the loss of your sister. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. God Bless.

  8. Jenny (Scott) Sherer September 5, 2016 at 11:38 am

    Linda, Marilyn, Rick:
    I’m so sorry to learn of your Mom’s passing. She was a sweet lady who never knew a stranger and one great cook. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  9. Bill and Lois Demattio September 6, 2016 at 9:32 am

    To Rick and all of Hazel’s family:

    We send our deepest sympathy for the loss of dear Hazel. She was a sweet, kind lady and we will miss her smiling face. She and Uncle Jim always seemed so happy together. My Mom (Aunt June) always liked Aunt Hazel and enjoyed their visits back here to Ohio. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  10. Janna Conner September 6, 2016 at 6:05 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. We had only met your mom once when she and Uncle Jim came to visit mom and dad in Texas. We had an awesome visit. Mom and dad thought the world of Hazel. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
    The family of Ben and Doris Affolter
    Janna and George Conner
    Jayna and Montie Powell

  11. Jenny Harris September 9, 2016 at 11:20 am

    For Hazel’s family,

    Mike and I were neighbors to your Mom for over 27 years. I can’t say we neighbored a lot, but we always waved as we would drive by. I enjoyed your Mom’s video and getting to peek inside your life with Hazel. Two things I remember clearly… was frequently on Sunday’s there would be many cars at Hazel’s and I knew you would be having a family gathering. Secretly, it always made my heart smile. Family is so important and I believe Hazel realized that. I also miss her weekend “garage sales”….weather permitting there would always be a driveway of wares for sale. I stopped a few times and bought some of her treasures…..I believe your Mom had those garage sales down to a “fine art”. =) You will always miss your Mom, but somehow God grants us grace and peace and allows us to continue to tip toe through life and remember happier times. Remember your Mom, share stories and laugh and laugh often. Keeping Hazel’s family in prayer at this sad time. Sincerely, Jenny and Mike Harris

    • Linda Dean September 20, 2016 at 4:52 pm

      Mike and Jenny,
      Thank you so much for this condolence. You are so right when you said, she enjoyed her family. We had a celebration of life for her, we know she was smiling down upon us that day, she was a wonderful mother, grandmother, great grandmother, we will miss her so, but we know she is enjoying her life again. Thank you so much, we appreciate the kind words.
      Sincerely Linda

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