June 2, 1923--Nov. 1, 2005
LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- June E. Atkinson, age 82, passed away Nov. 1, 2005, at St. Anthony Healthcare.
She was born on June 2, 1923, in Benkelman to Guy and Ruth (Rickard) Warren.
June had lived in Remington, Ind., for 48 years before moving to Lafayette. She was a homemaker and had worked at various factories in the area and at the Days Inn of Remington for three years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Rensselaer, Ind.
On Dec. 2, 1939, in Alma, June was married to Cecil C. Atkinson, who passed away Nov. 22, 1999. She had been raised in Nebraska and attended the Indianola Public Schools.
She is survived by four daughters, Darlene Bullington of Remington, Carol Jensen and husband, Dean Jensen of Rochester, Ind., Shirley and husband, Don Scheffer of Rochester and Donna and husband, Otis Reynolds of Remington; three sons, Larry Atkinson of Monticello, Ind., Steve Atkinson of Pontiac, Ill., and Ronald Atkinson of Rochester; two brothers, Homer and wife, Claudine Warren of Braidwood, Ill., and Ronald and wife, Gloria Warren of McCook; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and one great-great -grandson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Guy and Ruth Warren; husband, Cecil C. Atkinson; two sons; one great-great-granddaughter; one brother; and one sister.
The family will receive friends at Jackson Funeral Chapel of Rensselaer on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, 4-8 p.m. CST.
Funeral services will be Friday, Nov. 4, 2005, 10:30 a.m. CST, at First Baptist Church of Rensselaer with the Rev. Donald Whitecotton officiating. Interment will follow at Remington Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Rensselaer.
Jackson Funeral Chapel of Rensselaer is in charge of arrangements, www.jacksonfuneral.com.