June B. Spence

June 8, 1915 - April 24, 2007

June B. Spence, 91, of Oconomowoc, died Tuesday, April 24, 2007, at Shorehaven Health Center. She was born June 8, 1915, in Chicago, the daughter of Harry and Aurie (nee Bassett) Bendfelt.

June married Morton R. Spence Sr. on Nov. 27, 1931, in Illinois. He preceded her in death May 26, 2003.

June’s activities included sailing, skiing, skeet shooting (Wisconsin women’s champion in 1952), golf and tennis. She was a multiple-time club champion in golf and tennis in Wisconsin and Florida. She was active with the School House Players, the hospital auxiliary, a garden club and an investment club. She also raised five kids, with lots of dogs, cats and wild critters.

Survivors include her children, Mike (Marie) Spence, Sukie (Bob) McNutt, Jeff (Lisa) Spence, Ken Spence and Sara (David Pabst) Spence; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Lucille and Rita Bendfelt; and other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Bud and Orin Bendfelt.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at the chapel at Shorehaven Health Center, 1305 W. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. The Rev. Mark Rydberg will officiate. The family will receive friends following the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Shorehaven Health Center or the Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital Foundation.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral Home in Oconomowoc, 567-4459, is serving the family.