June Erlandson

June Irene Erlandson, 92, Worthington, formerly of Adrian, died Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at the Meadows Assisted Living in Worthington.

A funeral Mass was Saturday, May 5, at St. Adrian Catholic Church in Adrian. Burial was in the St. Adrian Cemetery.

June Walgrave was born July 31, 1925, to Charles and Adalida (DeSchepper) Walgrave in Rock County. She graduated from Luverne High School in 1943. Following graduation, she worked as a secretary/bookkeeper for Northern States Poultry, then later as a Judy Lee Jewelry consultant.

June married Eugene Erlandson on Sept. 16, 1950, at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Luverne. The couple lived in Worthington for a few years before moving to the family farm north of Rushmore. They retired and moved back to Worthington in 2009.

June was a member of St. Adrian Catholic Church, a 50-year member of the Catholic Daughters, a 35-year member of the Grey Ladies (Happy Helpers) the American Red Cross and was a 4-H leader. June enjoyed square dancing, baking and sewing. She volunteered at the Adrian School. She and Eugene loved to travel south during the cold months. They spent over 30 years in Florida during the winter.

June is survived by five children, Gary (Kathy) Erlandson, Greenfield, Iowa; Diane (Angel) Otero, Worthington; Dale Erlandson, Sargent Bluff, Iowa; Robert (Shirley) Erlandson, Worthington; and Donald (Robin) Erlandson, Adrian; many grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ardean (Audrey) Walgrave, Luverne, and Don Walgrave, Sioux Falls, South Dakota; two sisters, Dolores Strassburg, Luverne, and Joyce (Roger) Walser, Downers Grove, Illinois; four sisters-in-law, Eileen Kahovec, St. Louis, Missouri; Katheryn (Al) Ell, Mesa, Arizona; Joanne Smith, Sioux Falls, South Dakota; and Pat Erlandson, St. Paul; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Eugene, on April 14, 2017; five brothers, Harold, Robert, Eli, Paul and Arnold Walgrave; and two sisters, Alice Kammerud and Ruth Cook.

Arrangements were provided by Dingmann Funeral Home of Adrian, www.dingmannandsons.com.

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