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June M. MenkeJune 12, 1939 ~ January 7, 2018 (age 78)
A memorial gathering will be held from 5pm to 7pm Monday, January 15th at Radiant Church, 850 Hwy 14, Winona, Minnesota.
June Mary Ann Menke, age 78, died on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at St. John’s Lutheran Community in Albert Lea, Minnesota. June was born on June 12, 1939 to parents Floyd S. and Ella (Hansen) Chadbourne in Mankato, Minnesota. June grew up in Winona and attended Winona Senior High.
On April 12, 1980, June married Daniel Menke in Winona, Minnesota. She was a house wife and raised four children. In 2002, June moved to Albert Lea until 2009 and moved back to Albert Lea in 2011.
In her free time, she loved playing Yahtzee and completing word search and jigsaw puzzles. She was a huge country music fan and loved Elvis, collecting his memorabilia over the years. Toby Keith recently became one of her favorite Country singers, listening to his music to stay happy. June loved old western movies, watching horror films, and reading Stephen King novels.
Survivors include her children, Randy Groth of Onalaska, Susan Stiles of Clarks Grove, Timothy Groth of Winona, Laurie (Fred) Peaslee of Lewiston; grandchildren, Angie Leff, Cassie Quickstad, Marie Rausch, Gerry Stephan, Erik Stephan, Cody (Krystal) Peaslee, Joey Peaslee, Josh Peaslee, Samantha Peaslee, Cadi Peaslee, Kersten Peaslee, Jess Peaslee, Symon Peaslee; 14 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
June was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel; parents, Floyd and Ella; brother, Kenneth (Maxine) Chadbourne; and nephew, Marlan Chadbourne.