Erin Marie Hunter, age 42, of Battle Creek passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday afternoon, June 7, 2023. She was born in Battle Creek on April 27, 1981 the loving daughter of Jeffrey L. “Jeff” and Debra A. “Debbie” (Heston) Hunter. Erin was a graduate of Lakeview High School and Western Michigan University. She had many career successes over the years.
Erin was preceded in death by her father, Jeff L. Hunter. She is survived by her life partner, Jacob Hoxie; her mother, Debra Hunter; her sister, Courtney Markos; Jacob’s son, Xavier Hoxie, who she loved as her own; her niece, Haidyn Markos; and two nephews, Hunter and Holden Markos.
Erin did not have children, but loved her niece, nephews, and stepson as her own. She loved nothing more than the title, Aunt. You could find her cheering them on with everything they did in life. She was extremely close to each of them in their own way.
Erin loved her friends and family fiercely, and would do anything for them. She loved to be on the boat. She would let everyone know that if they invited her anywhere when it was nice out that she would be on the boat.
The family will receive friends 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, Monday, June 19th at Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Battle Creek where services to celebrate Erin’s life will begin at 12:00 noon, Monday. The service will be Livestreamed and may be viewed at https://vimeo.com/event/3492941/4bfae127b0. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Calhoun County, 32 West Michigan Avenue, Suite 1, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017 or https://bccfoundation.fcsuite.com/erp/donate/create/fund?funit_id=3970 . Personal messages for the family may be placed here at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.