Veteran Chinese church pastor Carl Hunker dies

Carl Hunker, retired missionary and veteran Chinese church pastor, died Thursday, Jan. 7, just weeks short of his 100th birthday.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan 23, at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 10100 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, Kan.

Hunker served in China and Taiwan with the International Mission Board. After retiring from the IMB he taught a Chinese Sunday School class at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Overland Park. This eventually grew into Emmanuel Chinese Baptist Church where he served for many years.

Memorials may be sent to the Pastor Hunker Memorial Fund at Emmanuel Chinese Baptist Church, 10101 England Dr., Overland Park, KS 66212. Make contributions payable to ECBC with Pastor Hunker Memorial Fund in the memo line.