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June Clarice Lundborg, 77

June Clarice Lundborg, age 77, of Dassel, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at the Lakeside Health Care Center in Dassel.

She was born June 1, 1934, in Cokato, to Clarence and Agnes Peterson. June was a member of the Cokato High School class of 1952.

June was united in marriage to Dale Wendell Lundborg Oct. 6, 1957.

She was employed at the dental office of Dr. Elwyn Piker in Cokato until her daughter, Kathy, was born in 1959.

A life-long member of the Cokato Evangelical Lutheran Church, June sang in the chancel choir, taught Sunday school, helped direct the children’s choirs, and was a member of the Women of the ELCA.

June enjoyed cooking and baking, taking care of her yard and flowers, having coffee with friends at the local bakery, spending time with her family, and taking care of her grand-dog, Scooter. Many times she could be seen driving down the road with Scooter riding in the back window of her car.

June also had an unbelievable knack for decorating, taking great pride in setting up wonderful displays for each holiday. Her own Christmas tree was decorated meticulously each year with loving care. For many years she also hosted Christmas coffee parties for neighbors and friends.

June enjoyed working with her husband, Dale, at the fall harvest sale that they had at their home for approximately 30 years. Together, they planted, harvested, and sold pumpkins, Indian corn, gourds, popcorn, and many varieties of squash each fall. They made many friends through their business, who returned each year to purchase fall decorations.

June is survived by her daughter, Kathy (and fiancé Erik Haapala), of Dassel; granddaughter and husband, Kim and Ben Kelley of St. Paul; brother-in-law and wife, Donald and Carol Lundborg of St. Paul; nieces Judy (and Michael) Hopp of Salem, SC; Janice (and Paul) Sponaugle of Canton, GA; and Ruth Ann Lundborg of St. Paul; and nephew Daniel (and Patricia) Carlson of Larimore, ND.

She is also survived by her two favorite grand-dogs, Scooter and Chip, as well as many good friends and neighbors.

June was preceded in death by her parents; husband Dale in 1997; and sister and brother-in-law, Lorraine and Donald Carlson.

The funeral services took place Saturday, Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cokato, with the Revs. Ben Arlen Johnson and John Peterson, and intern minister Jason Darty officiating. Interment followed at the Dassel Cemetery.

Visitation was Friday, Oct. 7 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel.

Memorials maybe given in June’s name directly to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cokato.

Arrangements were by the Johnson Funeral Home, Dassel.