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“Ken,Toni, Shelly and Jeff,June was a special, gentle soul and I valued her friendship. My condolences to you all.Monna Lou ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Monna Lou Johnson - Vancouver, WA

“Ken, My condolences on the loss of your wife. You are in my thoughts. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Martin Middlewood - Vancouver, WA

“Dear Ken, My thoughts and Prayers are with you in sympathy in the passing of your wife June. Take care, Linda Bannon ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Ken, My thoughts and prayers are with you in sympathy in the passing of your wife June.Take Care, Linda Bannon ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: A friend

“In memory of a treasured friend. I will miss her and will always keep the memories of our times together. June was a blessing to me. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Elaine Hannagan - Vancouver, WA


Survived by her husband Ken, seven children, Joyce, Toni, Shelli, Jeff, Eva, Tina, & Arnott. There are 12 grand children, 17 great grand children, & 2 great-great grand children. June was born to Finnish parents in Minnesota, & spoke little English until they moved to Washington State in 1941. She graduated from Battleground H.S. in 1946. She had a collection of husbands & children, her favorite husband was Ken of 44 years. She attended Columbia Presbyterian Church for many years. She served as a Deacon, & was an active member of the Woman's Club. She was honored to have received the Presbyterian Woman of the Year. She lead home bible studies for women for many years. She was also active in the Fort Vancouver Lions club with her husband Ken. She drove Ken to piano tuning jobs, & became friends with many of his clients. Over the years she became a surrogate Mom to many of the people that came into her life, especially the visually impaired students who attended the training program at The Piano Hospital. She enjoyed writing poetry & children's books. She also loved painting, nature, lighthouses, & other peoples pets. She really enjoyed playing pinochle, especially with her pinochle group. Crossword puzzles daily were also on her “to do” list to stay sharp. She had many collections including Bambi's, angels, swans, dolls, & tea cups. She will be greatly missed by her family & friends. In memory of June donations may be made to The Lions Sight Foundation through: The Fort Vancouver Lions Club- P.O. Box 1804 Vancouver, WA. 98668. A memorial service will held Wednesday May 24th at 2:30pm at Columbia Presbyterian Church, 8715 St Helen Ave, Vancouver WA 98664.

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