SUBLETTE — June M. Stephenitch, 91, of Sublette, died peacefully surrounded by her family, Thursday Sept. 6, 2018 at Franklin Grove Living and Rehabilitation Center. She was born June 30, 1927, in Maytown, the daughter of George and Margaret (Kelly) Goy.
She was a graduate of Amboy High School. June was a homemaker and farmed with her husband all their life.
She enjoyed life and all of her family. She loved to cook and have family meals.
June was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Sublette and was an Eucharistic Minister taking communion to the nursing homes and shut ins. She was also a member of the Altar and Rosary Society in Maytown.
She had a strong faith and loved going to daily Mass, twice a day if she could.
June married Robert A. Stephenitch June 29, 1946 in Maytown. He preceded her in death Jan. 16, 1985. She was also preceded in death by one son, Scott Stephenitch, three brothers, Gilbert, Leroy and Donald Goy, and one sister, Loleta Mathesius.
June is survived by her children, Terry (Deb) Stephenitch, Charles (Karen) Stephenitch, Ronald Stephenitch, all of Dixon, Dean (Sue) Stephenitch and Diane (Roger) Truckenbrod, both of Sublette; 10 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., on Wednesday Sept. 12, 2018, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Sublette with the Rev. Randy Fronek officiating. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery in Maytown. Visitation will be from 9 – 10:45 a.m., on Wednesday at the church.
Memorials can be made to the Sublette Fire Department, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Sublette or St Patrick Catholic Church in Maytown.
Arrangements by Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy. Condolences may be sent online at www.thejonesfh.com.