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Dawn Faust- Wilma Hale

Posted on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 12:44 pm

Dawn Faust

Dawn Marie Faust, born Jan. 29, 1927, went to be with Our Lord on Oct. 3, 2012.

Dawn was born in Hutchinson, Kan. to Carroll F. Zimmerman and Helen F. O’Loughlin. She graduated from Hutchinson High School followed by nurse’s training at St. Elizabeth Hospital. In 1944 she married Albert Hunsucker. To this union there were three children, Sharol Linton and James Hunsucker of Las Vegas, Nev., and Rebecca (Louis) Houston of Elsberry.

After the death of Albert, Dawn married Joseph Faust. In the marriage there were two children, Michelle (Wayne) Flagor of Klamath Falls, Ore. and Mark (Dawn) Faust of Huntsville, Ala.

Surviving are the five children; sisters Lila Zimmerman of Las Vegas, Nev., Lonna Alonzo, of Blue Springs, Sharon (Greg) Pechin, Topeka, Kan.; grandchildren: John Linton and Glenn Linton of Cortez, Colo., Vicki Linton of Las Vegas, Nev,, Julie (William) Macchione of Great Mills, MD, Michelle (David) Jones, of Troy, Pamela (Edward) Breneisen York, New Salem, Penn., Christina (James) Ashby of Wentzville, Greg, Hunsucker of Red Bluff, Calif., Wesley Hunsucker, of Idaho, Lorainne Queen, of Tonopah, Nev., Christina Hunsinger of Phoenix, Ariz., Joseph Faust, of Huntsville, Ala., Cameron Houston, of Elsberry, Karlie Flagor, of Klamath Falls, Ore.; 27 great grandchildren and 2 great-grandsons.

Visitation will be held, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the McCoy-Blossom Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 1304 Boone St. Troy. A funeral service is scheduled  at 2 p.m. also on Sunday, October 7, 2012 at  Troy chapel. Officiating: Deacon Pete Gounis

Friends and family are invited to visit our website at to sign the on-line guest register.


Wilma Hale

Wilma J. Hale, 76, of Troy, passed away on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012.

She was born on Aug. 1, 1936, in Fredericktown, to Johnnie and Esther (Johnson) Thompson.

Wilma was special to her parents, as she was an only child. After attending the local schools, she met and later married her future husband, Louie Hale. Her greatest joy in life was taking care of her husband and their daughter, Dorothy.

Surviving are her loving daughter, Dorothy and husband Jennings Tinsley, of Troy; her adoring grandchildren: Dustin, Nick, Josh and wife Lisa, Katrina and Kelly and a great-granddaughter, Alexandria; other relatives and friends.

Private service to be held at a later date and interment to be at the Marcus Memorial Cemetery in Fredericktown.

Friends and family are invited to visit our website at to sign our on-line guest register.