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June L. BECK Obituary
Of Oakdale, MN Age 86 June passed away at the Pillars Hospice Care Home on Sunday March 16th, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents (Lynn and Ardell Krohn), brother (Lynn Jr), sister (Fern Lorenz), and husband (Paul C. Beck). Survived by children, Steven Tait, Nancy Diebel (Michael Kropp), and Joseph (Debra Tait); grandchildren; Chris (Keeley) & Nathan Diebel, Samantha, Alex & Jon Tait. June, a beloved mother and grandmother, was very passionate about life. She was a strong proponent of education. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor's degree in Education and later completed a Master's degree in Psychology, which then led to Beck Counseling. June was a published author, and along with her husband Paul, was a marriage and family counselor for may years. June was also very active within her community. She mentored aspiring writers for many years, co-facilitated a weekly Cancer support group, and was one of the co-founders of the Minnesota League of Women Voters. Her strength and unwavering hope and wisdom were contagious and inspirational to those who had the pleasure of knowing her. The most important thing to June was her family. You could always count on her to provide love, guidance, laughter, a pack of gum, or a competitive game of cards. Some of her fondest memories were spent around the kitchen table engaging with her family. June will be deeply missed by her family and many friends. As per her wishes, no memorial services will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred. Please send memorials to 2327 14th Ave. East. North. St. Paul, MN. 55109 care of Nancy Diebel. Any memorials received will be donated to June's Cancer Support Group, Finding Your Way Through Cancer.
Published in Pioneer Press on Mar. 19, 2014
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