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June E. Beshley

June 22, 1914 — August 7, 2007

June E. Beshley

GARNER – June E. Beshey, 93, of Garner died Tuesday (August 7, 2007) at the Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 A.M., Friday at the United Methodist Church in Garner with Rev. David Wagner officiating. Burial will be in Concord Township Cemetery in Garner.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 P.M., Thursday at the Cataldo Funeral Chapel in Garner and will continue one hour prior to services at the church.

June Adell Elva Beshey, the daughter of Almon and Bertha (Hans) Lattimer, was born June 22, 1914 at Algona. She was baptized and confirmed at the Methodist Church in Algona. June attended school in Algona. On November 18, 1933 she was married to Donald Beshey of Woolstock at the Methodist parsonage in Ft. Dodge. They lived in Woolstock, Webster City and Marble Rock where they worked on farms. In 1941, they moved to the Goldfield-Eagle Grove area and in 1953 to Britt where they continued to farm. They retired in 1974 and moved into Garner. June and Don spent some of their winter months in Georgia and Florida. After Don passed away in 1999, she moved to Prairie View Apartments in Garner. June enjoyed going fishing with Don, making crafts and was an avid sports fan. Her great pride was her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many special neighbors and friends.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Garner, UMW, Royal Neighbors of Britt and the Holiday Homemakers Club at Britt.

June is survived by her four children, Connie (Michael) Richter of Britt, LaVonne (Robert) Kahl of High Springs, FL, James (Jeri) Beshey of St. Clair, MN and Earl (Julie) Beshey of Garner; a daughter-in-law, Annette Beshey of Moultrie, GA ; fifteen grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; many step-great grandchildren; two half-sisters, Ruth Theunte of Algona and Sherry Lloyd of Las Vegas, NV; a sister-in-law, Illa Lattimer of California; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Don, March 6, 1999; two sons, Jerry and Richard (Bessie) Beshey; her parents; step-father, Sid Spear; three sisters, Elnora (Hubert) Bartels, Betty (Henry) Bartels and Lorraine (Wayne) Riddle; a brother, Elmer Lattimer; and a brother-in-law, Jerry Theunte.
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