Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
June Margorie Cook, 98, Saint Marys, died 5:04 A.M. Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community.
She was born June 30, 1919, near Buckland, Auglaize County, Ohio, the daughter of Arthur and Cleona (Mack) Walther. She married Ernest R. Cook on November 1, 1941, and he survives at Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community.
She is also survived by her two daughters: Elaine (Jim) Judy of Tipp City, Ohio; Jane (Martin) McIntire of Delaware, Ohio. She is survived by 3 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 3 step-great-grandchildren; 2 step great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and by one sister, Nell McKee.
June was a 1937 graduate of Buckland High School and the Lima Beauty College. She had worked as a beautician at Lois Beauty Shop in Saint Marys for many years; and also Saint Marys Feed and Grain.
She was a charter member of the Kossuth Garden Club, and she enjoyed knitting, flower arranging and reading. She was a member of the Bethlehem Christian Union Church and the Ladies' Aid Society of the church. She and her husband Ernest, recently celebrated 75 years of marriage.
Funeral rites will be held 3:00 P.M. Friday, September 15, 2017, at the Bethlehem Union Christian Church, 09005 National Road, Wapakoneta, Pastor Kent Place, officiant. Burial will follow at Buckland Cemetery.
Friends may call from 1:00 P.M. until the time of services on Friday at the church, where memorial gifts may be given to either the church, Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community, or to the donor's choice.
Condolences may be sent to June's family via Millerfuneralhomes.net. Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, is entrusted with her funeral arrangements.