June Area, age 89, of St. George, died February 11, 2017, at the Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka, Kansas.
She was born June 29, 1927, at Garrison, Kansas, the daughter of Arthur Eugene and Nannie Pearl (Walker) Area. She graduated from St. George High School in 1945.
June worked for the Rural Electric Cooperative for 33 years, 12 in Wamego, and 21 in Tucson, Arizona.
She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star for over 50 years and attended the St. George United Methodist Church.
June enjoyed doing picture puzzles and getting together with friends and family.
Being the youngest of the family she was preceded by her parents and six brothers: Orville, Clifford, Merle, Claude, George and Virgil Area and three sisters: Bernice Schwab, Dorothy Lamb and Mabel Shaw.
June is survived by her sister Lucille Wimmer of Anchorage, Alaska; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Cremation is planned with memorial services to be held at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, February 21st, at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Chapel with Pastor Leslye Haller officiating. Private family inurnment will be in the St. George Cemetery, St. George, KS
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Memorial contributions may be made to the T. Russell Reitz Animal Shelter. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.