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June Brown

December 18, 1922 May 7, 2019
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Obituary for June Brown

June Brown, age 96 of Boone and the Eastern Star Masonic Home, died at the Masonic Home on May 7, 2019.

Funeral Services will be Monday, May 13, 2019 at 10:30 a.m., in the Eastern Star Masonic Home Chapel, with Rev. Doug Cue officiating. Burial will be in the Linwood Park Cemetery.

June Maxine (Johnson) Brown, was born on the family farm near Mackey, on December 18, 1922, the daughter and only child, of Samuel and Mary (Turner) Johnson. June attended Mackey country school and graduated from Story City High School in Story City, Iowa in 1940. She then attended Iowa State Teachers College to earn her teaching certificate. For two summers, she attended the University of Colorado for additional training. June taught at the Carlson country school, Jordan school and Boone Schools prior to her marriage. On February 1, 1951, June married Gail Brown at the First United Methodist Church in Boone.

In earlier years, June served as a 4-H leader and Sunday School Teacher. She worked many years as a substitute teacher at United Community School, once her children were in school.

June enjoyed growing flowers, especially iris and gladiolus, vegetable garden and canning her produce, sewing, crafts, and spending time with friends. She and Gail enjoyed playing cards, traveling, mainly on bus trips, and refurbishing furniture.

June loved to sing and she sang with the Sweet Adelines, and she and Gail sang in the United Methodist Church Choir.

June’s family and their activities were a major part of her life and there was always an emphasis on education.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Gail.

June is survived by a son, Neal Brown and wife, Paula of Burbank, California; two daughters, Marcia Atherton and husband, Rick of Spencer, and Wanda Brown of Boone; four grandchildren and three great grandchildren, Chad Atherton and wife, Ashley, and their children, Caden and Paisley, of Spencer, Adam Atherton and wife, Dana, and their son Miles of Durham, North Carolina, Jordan Brown and Olivia Brown of Burbank, California.

Friends may call the Eastern Star Home Chapel on Monday from 9 until service time. The family will be present at the Chapel starting at 9:30 a.m.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

13

May

9:00 AM 5/13/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 5/13/2019 10:30:00 AM
Eastern Star Home

715 W Mamie Eisenhower Ave.
Boone, IA 50036

Family will be present from 9:30 until service time.

Eastern Star Home
715 W Mamie Eisenhower Ave. Boone 50036 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

13

May

10:30 AM 5/13/2019 10:30:00 AM
Eastern Star Home

715 W Mamie Eisenhower Ave.
Boone, IA 50036

Eastern Star Home
715 W Mamie Eisenhower Ave. Boone 50036 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Linwood Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

609 Forrest Ave
Boone, IA 50036

609 Forrest Ave Boone 50036 IA
United States
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