June Elizabeth Wilson, 80, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on June 13, 1941, in rural Garber, the daughter of Eugene and Beulah (Funk) Palmer. June attended school in Dundee and then Manchester High School.
On May 31, 1958, June was united in marriage to Blaine L. Wilson in Manchester. Five children were born to this union. For many years June worked as a waitress. She retired due to health reasons.
June loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them. She enjoyed sewing and playing bingo. June liked cheering for the Green Bay Packers. She loved her pet dogs.
Survivors include her three children, Bill (Theresa) Wilson of Manchester, Dixie (Irvin) McDowell of Masonville, and Debbie (Tom) McDowell of Oneida; 14 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; a special niece, Cathy Cook of Manchester; one sister, Betty (Francis) Smith; two daughters-in-law, Kim Wilson and Cindy Wilson; and several nieces and nephews.
June was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Blaine L. Wilson in 1998; two sons, Dennis Wilson and Donnie Wilson; and one brother, Paul Funk.
Online condolences may be sent to www.leonard-mullerfh.com.
Because of COVID-19 concerns, masks are recommended at the funeral home.
Funeral Service: 11:30 a.m., on Friday, December 10, 2021, at the Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester, Iowa, with Pastor Dave Grandon officiating.
Visitation: 9:00 to 11:00 a.m., on Friday, December 10, 2021, at the Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester, Iowa.
Interment: Oakland Cemetery – Manchester, Iowa