June N. Thornbrugh, 87, Ottawa: June 3, 1926 – Sept. 25, 2013

OTTAWA – June N. Thornbrugh, 87, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at Ransom Memorial Hospital, Ottawa. She was born on June 3, 1926, in Quenemo, the daughter of Leroy and Flossie Yockey Heilman.

June grew up in Quenemo, graduating from Quenemo High School in 1945. She had lived in Quenemo for most of her life, but had also resided in Williamsburg, Waverly, and most recently in Ottawa.

While in high school, she worked cleaning houses and clerking at Marshall’s Dry Goods Store, in Quenemo. After marriage, she was a homemaker.

On December 11, 1945, June was married to Cloyce Thornbrugh, in Ottawa.

June was preceded in death by her parents; her three sisters, Yuneta Anderson, Pauline Swallow and Frances Harrison; and one great-grandson, Roudie Cowdin.

June is survived by her husband, Cloyce, of 67 years; her two daughters, Sandra Milliken, of Williamsburg, and Ginger Cowdin, Quenemo; her brother, Charles Heilman, Osage City; three grandsons and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Feltner Funeral Chapel, in Lyndon. The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Saturday. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery. No memorials are requested.

Contact us: Osage County News | P.O. Box 62, Lyndon, KS 66451 | [email protected] | 785-828-4994 | Powered by Osage County, Kansas