Obit: Gibbs, June M. (1928 - 1946)

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Surnames: Gibbs, Brown

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 10/03/1946

Gibbs, June M. (17 JUN 1928 - 19 SEP 1946)

June Marie Gibbs was born in the Town of Worden (Clark Co., Wis.), on June 17, 1928, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reid L. Gibbs, and met her untimely death in an auto accident Sept. 19, 1946.

She attended Breezy Hill School and graduated with honors from the Stanley High School with the class of 1946. She spent the vacation period near Kenosha working in a restaurant as waitress and entered Eau Claire State Teachers College, Sept. 9th, where she was a liberal arts major student. She had been given a state scholarship and was residing at the campus house. Always a studious, ambitious girl she was admired and loved by all who knew her.

Surviving are her parents, one sister, Jeanette, three brothers, Lloyd, Howard and LaVern, all at home, her grandmothers, Mrs. Minnie Gibbs and Mrs. Esther Brown.

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Thorp Funeral Home and at the Stanley Methodist Church, where she had been a member of the choir and taught a Sunday School class. Rev. R.O. reamers officiating. Mrs. Loran Bivans and Mrs. George McKeever of Minneapolis, sang two duets, accompanied at the organ by Mrs. Charles Heagle. Interment was made in Oak Lawn Cemetery.

Pallbearers were: Jack Kelly, Herman Fellman, Robert Fellman, Donald Bratz, John Brandt and Clyde Czubin. Honorary pallbearers were: Joyce Kuhn, Beverly Christopher son, Doris Thorpe, Dorothy Bratz, Phyllis Forster and Phyllis Henke. High school instructors and students attended the services in a body.

Relatives from away who attended the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Frank Brown, Wausau; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Brown, Glendive, Mont.; Ray Brown, Cedarburg; Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Czubin, Rosellville; Cpl. Kenneth Brown, Salina, Kan.; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Sayler, Mr. and Mrs. Watson Gibbs, Mrs. Nettie Gibbs, Miss Goy Gibbs, all of Park Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Barney Haas, Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Levithure, Kenosha; Mrs. Joan Champion and Theo. Levithure of W. Va.. The Dean and House Mother of the Eau Claire Teachers College and several students; Mrs. M. Vanderkalk and Mrs. Beulah Gatwood of Kalamazoo, Mich.; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Roos of Royal Oak, Mich.



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