Obit: Stiel, June A. (1932 - 2017)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Bucher, Johnson, Jones, St. Clair, Stiel, Walters

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 3/22/2017

Stiel, June A. (St. Clair) (18 JUN 1932 - 20 MAR 2017)

June A. Stiel, 84, of Rib Lake, passed away at her home on March 20, 2017 surrounded by her family and under the loving care of Hope Hospice.

June was born June 18, 1932 in Rib Lake to Ralph and Alice (Johnson) St. Clair. She married Leo C. Stiel on Dec. 13, 1952 at St. John’s Catholic Church. Leo passed away May 31, 1994.

She is survived by her children, Sandy (Damian) Jones of Westboro, Matthew (Louise) Stiel of Rib Lake, Mary Stiel of Chicago, Therese (James) Walters of Rib Lake; 11 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and numerous cousins.

June is further preceded in death by her parents and infant brother, Kenneth.

June worked for Gem Products Shoe Factory in Rib Lake, and met her husband Leo there. She then became a homemaker and raised her children. June went back to work for Brothers Two and was a woodworker in the factory. She enjoyed needlework, artist, sewing, knitting, crocheting, and baking cookies for her grandchildren. She loved adventures, especially spending Sunday afternoons on a drive with her husband and children, not knowing exactly where the road would lead them.

She was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Christian Mothers and Good Shepherd Knitters.

A memorial mass will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, March 24 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Rib Lake. Father Otto Bucher will officiate. Burial of cremated remains will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Rib Lake.

A Rosary service will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, visitation will follow from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass at 11 a.m.

In honor of June, the family has requested memorial donations be given to Hope Hospice or Good Shepherd Catholic Church.

Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements.

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