|4/16/2014 4:46:00 PM|
June M. Wuethrich, age 93, of Rice Lake, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Mayo Clinic Health System-Northland in Barron. She was born on September 12, 1920 in Oak Grove Township, WI to Ortwin and Marie (Schnacky) Helpap.
She was married in Rice Lake, WI on September 5, 1938 to John Wuethrich who preceded her in death on May 15, 2004. They farmed for many years in Oak Grove Township.
June lived her life to the fullest. She loved to cook, bake, camp and polka. She enjoyed 4-wheeling and pontooning. She and John spent many winters in Arizona after their retirement. She loved to have people stop and visit and she loved spending time with her kids and grandchildren.
She is survived by four daughters, Darlene (Jim) Parks of Lake Geneva, WI; Sandy Weber of Chetek; Linda (Ray) Saffert of Rice Lake; Bonnie (Dan) Saffert of Rice Lake; one son, Gary (Kathy) Wuethrich of Stone Lake; 15 grandchildren; two step grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Betty Larson of Hudson; two sisters-in-law, Shirley Helpap of King, WI and Margaret Arneson of Mesa, AZ; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Skinner Funeral Home in Rice Lake, WI with John Brunclik officiating. Burial will be in Nora Cemetery in Rice Lake. Pallbearers are Artie Hagen, Kevin Roen, Jeff Roen, Brent Saffert, Troy Weber and Jeff Weber. Visitation will be from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday and one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home.
Skinner Funeral Home of Rice Lake is serving the family.
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