June Yeske, 95, passed away November 09, 2019

June Yeske, 95, of St. Joseph, passed away Saturday, November 09, 2019 at her home in St. Joseph.

At June’s request, a private cremation has taken place. A private family burial will be held at a later date at North Shore Memory Gardens in Coloma. Memorial contributions may be given to Caring Circle Hospice www.spectrumhealthlakeland.org/caring-circle/give-now/donate or Berrien County Cancer Society www.bccancerservice.org.

June was born November 2, 1924 in Melbourne, Australia to Edward and Myrtle Ford. On May 12, 1946 in Brisbane, Australia, she married Harry Yeske, who preceded her death in 1998. June worked for LECO Corp., in the International Division for 32 years until her retirement. She also was a hospice volunteer and member of the Elks Club. June was an avid tennis enthusiast, who enjoyed not only watching the sport, but playing as well.

June is survived by her son in law, Jim (Marilyn) Modigell; her grandsons, Jim (Kim) and Bruce (Tara) Modigell; and her great grandchildren, Jackson and Emma Modigell. She is preceded in death by her husband, Harry; her daughter, Gail Ann Modigell; and her four siblings. 

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