February 12, 1925 – July 13, 2020
June Houghtelling passed away peacefully in her sleep on the morning of July 13, at Dunrovin care facility in Quesnel BC. She was a long time resident of Hope and Yale BC for over 85 yrs. She was born Feb. 12, 1925 in North Bend BC.
June is survived by her two sons; Wally(Tracy) Doern and Gary(Denise) Doern. As well as grandchildren and great-grandchildren and nephew and niece’s.
She was predeceased by her loving companion of 35 years, Jack Bauming, on Feb. 19, 2019.
She was the middle of 3 girls (Elenore and Babe). She also had 2 older brothers (Glen and Walter). Her brothers and sisters all predeceased her.
June knew what hard times were about, living through the Great Depression. She had many moving stories and always said put something away for a rainy day. However, she was always as generous as she could be to her son’s and other family members in many ways.
Mom believed the path of peace is the best, if possible. Her favourite job was early Switchboard Operator at Yale BC. She had a real flair for fashion and loved keeping an immaculate well organized house.
Her favourite sport was playing badminton on local leagues. She was very fond of her pets. She was always cheerful. She loved singing popular songs around the house. Her spirit lives on! Love You Mom, Grandma and Auntie June!!!
*Due to Covid, please contact 250-925-4834 or 250-938-4738 for service info.
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