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June C. Booker, 89, of Duluth, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on April 13, 2014 at Essentia (St. Marys) Hospital.

June was born in Duluth, on June 8, 1924 to Oscar and Myrtle (Ewald) Anderson.

She was united in marriage to Duane Booker on Oct. 16, 1948. June enjoyed playing bingo, going to the Blackbear with her husband as well as playing poker with her family every Saturday night. She also enjoyed meeting with her TOPS group every Wednesday. Family was Junes pride and joy. She greatly cherished the time she spent with them. June will be remembered for her quick wit, endless love and kind heart.

She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Don and Claude; sister Leona; granddaughter Kirsten and sister-in-law Theresa.

June is survived by her husband Duane of 65 years; son Michael (Margaret) Booker; daughters, Carol (Larry) Shevchuk, Sheila (David) Banttari, Shelly (Bob) Archambeau and Debbie Booker-Streu; 13 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sisters, Lillian Lund, Dorothy Wotczak and Florence Strom; many nieces, nephews and special friends.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at St. Eligius Health Center and Essentia Health ICU.

GATHERING OF FAMILY AND FRIENDS: 11 a.m. until the 12 Noon memorial service on Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Elim Lutheran Church 6101 Cody St. Duluth. Cremation Society of Minnesota 218-624-5200