June J. Simpson

June 25, 1928 ~ August 1, 2022 (age 94)


June Simpson, 94 of Paynesville, died Monday, August 1, 2022 at Rushseba Station in Rush City.  Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m Monday, August 8, 2022 at Paynesville Lutheran Cemetery in Paynesville.  Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service church with a lunch to follow the service. Burial will be in Pelican Lake Methodist Cemetery near Buffalo.  Memorials may be directed to the Paynesville Lutheran Church or American Cancer Society. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Paynesville.

June J. Simpson was born on June 25, 1928 in Buffalo, MN. the daughter of Harry and Lena (Weinand) Link.  She attended Buffalo High School and Tech High School in St. Cloud where she graduated in 1946.

On July 2, 1947, she was united in marriage to Howard Simpson. This union was blessed with a son and daughter.  They made their home in St. Paul until 1984 when they moved to Rice Lake near Paynesville. June and Howard were able to share in 60 years of marriage before his death on April 20, 2008. 

June was a member of Paynesville Lutheran Church.  She was also was a member of the VFW Auxiliary Post #428 of St. Cloud and Disabled Veterans Auxiliary of Kansas City. She was a volunteer of the St. Cloud VA Hospital and Benedictine Center.

June is survived by her children, Bruce (Vicki) Simpson and Cheryl (Mike) Tobin; 7 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard; parents; 5 brothers and 2 sisters.

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Funeral Service
August 8, 2022

11:00 AM
Paynesville Lutheran Church
657 Maple St
Paynesville, MN 56362

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