Hope was born in New Haven, Missouri on March 14, 1934, a daughter of the late Louis & Pearl (Warner) Drewel.
She was the widow of Maurice H. Unger. They were united in marriage on July 18, 1950, in Union, Missouri. Maurice preceded her in death on August 9, 2015.
Hope was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, New Haven. She was a homemaker most of her life, but she also was cook at the Franklin County R-2 School.
Hope was an avid quilter and a seamstress. She made a lot of her girls clothing. She loved to garden and can and she was active in 4-H with her children.
Hope is survived by two sons, Lowell Unger & partner David Kessel, of Maryland Heights, Missouri; and Loren Unger & wife Tonia, of Berger, Missouri; by two daughters, Cindy Pointer & husband Mike, of New Haven, Missouri; and Mona Unger, of Bland, Missouri; by two daughters-in-law, Elaine & Sonja Unger, both of New Haven, Missouri; by a sister, Lola Mann, of Texas; by a brother-in-law, Don Unger & wife Evelyn, of Shawnee, Kansas, two sisters-in-law, Rosella Unger, of Mexico, Missouri; and Darlene Buenemann, of New Haven, Missouri; by six grandsons, Cody Unger & wife Crystal, Bourbon, Missouri; Dustin Unger & wife Sarah, Strain, Missouri; Joseph Unger & wife Jessie, Salem, Missouri; Robert Unger & wife Samantha, of New Haven, Missouri; Jeremy Ellis, of Seattle, Washington; and Brent Ellis, of Cedar Hill, Missouri, by 18 great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three sons, Daniel, Michael, & Timothy Unger, a granddaughter, Kayla Pointer, and a grandson, Andrew Pointer.
Visitation will be held Friday, March 6th from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, New Haven, Missouri, where funeral services will follow at 2:00 p.m., with Rev. William Zastrow officiating.
Burial will be at New Haven Cemetery. Memorials may be given to American Cancer Society or St. Jude Children's Hospital. C/O Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home.