Hunter William Kuipers Oct. 27, 1998 – Feb. 20, 2019

Hunter William Kuipers

      Hunter William Kuipers, 20, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly at home on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. The family  greeted friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids. Funeral services were held at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

      Hunter was born Oct. 27, 1998, in Cedar Rapids, the son of Eric Kuipers and Jennifer (Cox) Morris. He attended Jefferson High School. Hunter loved going to his friend Sally’s and playing his horn.

      Survivors include his parents, Jennifer (Brett) Morris of Cedar Rapids and Eric (Dawn) Kuipers of Cedar Rapids; siblings, Mitchell Kuipers, Caiden Morris, Mikayla Morris, Bailey Kuba and Morgan Kuba; grandparents, Joyce Kuipers of Cedar Rapids, David (Linda) Kuipers of Arlington, S.D., Ruth Cox of Monticello and Coleen Cox of Marion; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

      Hunter was preceded in death by his grandfather, Merle Cox.

      In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the family.

      The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Scott Nau, University of Iowa Children’s Hospital, Arc of East Central Iowa and Hunter’s many caregivers over the years.

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