June M. Roberts

June 12, 1930 – March 18, 2011

June M. Roberts of Oconomowoc passed away peacefully surrounded by family Friday, March 18, 2011, at AngelsGrace Hospice. She was born June 12, 1930, in Gary, Ind., the daughter of John and Veronica (Vernie) Dienes.

June grew up in Gary and upon graduation from Marquette University, she married William (Bill) Roberts and shortly thereafter moved to the Oconomowoc area.

June worked as an RN at Oconomowoc, Watertown and Rogers Memorial Hospitals. In addition, she worked at Shorehaven Nursing Home and finished her last 15 years of her nursing career in the home health care field.

June was a member of St. Joan of Arc parish, where with her husband, Bill, started the CCD program for the grade school and high school students. She was also instrumental in the formation of the Oconomowoc Nursery School back in the early 1960s. In addition, she was active in both the Girl Scout and Boy Scout programs as a troop leader.

June loved playing bridge with her monthly bridge groups and getting together with her close Marquette University nursing classmates for their monthly luncheons.

June was preceded in death by her son, Brian; her husband, Bill; her parents; and her son-in-law, Walter Beverung.

June will be missed by her children, Anne Marie Beverung of Oconomowoc, Colleen of Oak Park, Ill., Deborah (Joseph) Misanin of Great Falls, Va., Eric (Melanie) of Milwaukee, Felice of Oconomowoc and Gwynne of Pewaukee. She is also mourned by her grandchildren, William (Will) Beverung; Benjamin (Benji), Rebecca (Becki) and Elizabeth (Buffy) Misanin; and Caroline and Chloe Roberts; her brother, Jack (MaryAnne deceased) Dienes of Merrillville, Ind.; and many other relatives.

She will be deeply missed by her friends and forever by her family.

Visitation services will be held from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday, March 28, at Pagenkopf Funeral Home, 1165 E. Summit Ave., Oconomowoc, and at St. Joan of Arc in Nashotah on Tuesday, March 29, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., with the funeral Mass and then burial at St. Joan of Arc Cemetery immediately following.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Columbia St. Mary’s Regional Burn Center (Milwaukee), Marquette University Scholars Fund – College of Nursing or the St. Joan of Arc Matching Fund.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4457 or visit www.pagenkopf.com.