June (Buchholz) Briggs

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June Rose (Buchholz) Briggs
June 30, 1933 - February 3, 2016
June Rose (Buchholz) Briggs, 82, of Marsing, Idaho, a farm wife, mother, grandmother, and school teacher, died of natural causes on February 3, 2016.
June passed just 20 days after her husband, Bob. She is survived by her children; her daughter and son-in-law Barbara and Curt Hecker, Sandpoint, Idaho and her son and daughter-in-law Jim and Muriel Briggs of Marsing, Idaho. Grandchildren are Chad and Cody Hecker and Deidrie and Garret Briggs.
June was born on June 30, 1933, in Orofino, Idaho to parents Ben and Vernice Buchholz. She was the last surviving sibling of four sisters and three brothers. She graduated from Orofino High School and attended the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho, graduating with a degree in Education in 1955. In 1978, she earned a Master's Degree in Education from Boise State University.
June met her lifelong husband, Bob, during their college days at Idaho and they were married on August 6, 1955. They were married for 60 years.
June was a school teacher for 29 years. She taught one year at Mountain Home and 28 years in the Homedale School District. She also taught Sunday school at the Homedale Friends Church for many years. Teaching was her passion and she touched many lives during that time. Her real love and joy were her grandchildren, of which she was very proud.
June was always a very active member in the Friends Church and served on numerous committees. She was very passionate and dedicated about serving the Lord Jesus Christ. June also had many friends and enjoyed her coffee groups.
June was buried at the Marsing/Homedale Cemetery. A Celebration of life for Robert and June will be held on March 19, at 11:00am at the Homedale Friends Community Church with lunch to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Homedale Friends Church at 17434 Highway 95, Wilder, Idaho. 83676-5704

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Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Mar. 13, 2016