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June Viola Spurgiesz Obituary
June Viola Fletcher Spurgiesz
February 14, 1931 ~ August 11, 2013
Salt Lake City, UT-June was born on Valentine's Day, 1931 in Brooklyn, New York. She passed away on Aug. 11, 2013 at the end of a beautiful life, remaining cheerful and loving, striving to be of service to her family and friends until the end.
June's life adventures began when she and Ed met one summer day on her way to Rockaway Beach. Six months later they married and within the year, mom would be "tracted" by Mormon missionaries and join the LDS church. June maintained a hectic schedule raising a family and being active in the church along with other volunteer efforts. She had a beautiful soprano voice and sang in many choirs including the 1964-65 New York World's Fair Singing Mothers. While living in SLC she was active in the Bridges Volunteer Program, the Utah Prader-Willey organization (serving as state president), the SLC Food Bank and the SLC Temple. Together with Ed, she served an LDS Service Mission assisting indigent immigrants in the Salt Lake Valley.
June is survived by Ed, her husband of 62 years; children, April Colton (Steve), Mark, Bruce (Jill, deceased), Daniel and Robert; eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, a sister, Janice Heil and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 12 noon at the Federal Heights Ward, 1300 Fairfax Rd (off of Virginia St), SLC. Family and friends may call Wednesday evening Aug. 21, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Larkin Mortuary, 260 E. South Temple, and Thursday morning from 10:30 -11:30 a.m. at the church prior to In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the LDS Church Perpetual Education Fund. Condolences can be shared with the family at spurgieszfamily@yahoo.com.

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Published in Deseret News from Aug. 18 to Aug. 20, 2013
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