June Webster

June Webster

June Marlyn Webster, 92, Hills, died peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, at the Tuff Memorial Home in Hills.

A private family inurnment will be in May of 2021 in Montrose, South Dakota.

June White was born on June 2, 1928, to Guy and Emma (Albertson) White on the family farm just west of Montrose, South Dakota. She graduated from Montrose High School in 1945. She moved to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and served as a maid for William Hollister.

On June 2, 1947, June married Wilbur Webster at Montrose. Five children were born to this union: Dianna, Debbie, Dalton, Dawn and Dan. Together they worked three family farms. They moved to Lovell, Wyoming, in 1970, leaving Dianna and Debbie in South Dakota and taking the other three children with them. They moved to Hanna, Wyoming, in 1975, where they owned and operated a self-service gas station, a tire repair shop, a Laundromat, a trailer park and rental storage units. Wesley and June retired in 1991. They both loved Wyoming and enjoyed hunting and going camping in the mountains. For years June held the family record of harvesting the largest elk.

June moved to the Tuff Memorial Home in Hills in March of 2016.

She is survived by four children, Dianna (Greg) Spath of Luverne, Debbie (Wayne) Krumvieda of Sioux Falls, Dalton (Leslie) Webster of Lakewood, Colorado, and Dan Webster of Gillette, Wyoming; a brother, Robert (Ruth) White of Montrose; a sister, Sharon Ellis of Sioux Falls; grandchildren Jennifer (Ardell) Van Wettering, Jill (Shawn) Swenson, Mike Spath, Darren (Tonia) Krumvieda, Valerie (Andy) Eggebraaten, Jason (Sasha) Krumvieda, Connor Webster, Abby (Kyle) Lampela, Kayla (Jared) Goode, and Jeri (Mike) Potvin; 25 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; son-in-law Weston (Jorga) Munns of Townsend, Montana; sisters-in-law Audrey White of Baltic, South Dakota, Betty Painter of Montrose and  Josie Herrboldt of Sibley, Iowa; brother-in-law Vernon Arends of Sioux Falls; many nieces and nephews; and bonus daughter Debbie Hellwinckel of Beaver Creek.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wesley, in 2010; a daughter, Dawn, in 2009; a grandson, Josh Munns, in 2005; her parents; brothers Lawrence and Marian (Butch); sister Donna Arends; and brother-in-law Don Ellis.

Arrangements are provided by Hartquist Funeral Home of Luverne, www.hartquistfuneral.com.

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