June Pearson


June C. Pearson, 79, of Forestburg, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at the Prairie View Healthcare Community in Woonsocket.

Her funeral service was held Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at the Welter Funeral Home in Huron with burial following at Restlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery. Visitation with the family present was held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

June Clara Fenske, was born on March 24, 1939, to Carl and Marie (Drussell) Fenske on the family farm near Alpena in Sanborn County. She attended the Hegg Country School in Sanborn County.

June married Vernon Pearson in 1959 in Huron. She and Vernon lived on the farm near Forestburg. June worked at Van Dyke’s, Dakota Pork for 13 years, and ShopKo in Mitchell for nine years. She was a hardworking farmwife, working many hours alongside her husband in the field.

June enjoyed cleaning her house. She loved to decorate and switch pictures around. She also liked to shop for new shoes and purses. June loved to cook for family, especially baked goods. Children and grandchildren never went away hungry! Her candy dish was always full. She was affectionately known as “June-Bug” by the staff at Prairie View Healthcare Community. June married Harold Joerger on Jan. 7, 2005, in Huron. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Parish.

June is survived by her husband Harold of Aitkin, Minn.; two children, Brian (Lori) Pearson and Jeanette (Greg) Cornelius, all of Forestburg; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; her sister, LaVerne Hein of Huron; and many nieces and nephews.

June was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, Vernon, in 2002.   

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