HOWE, JUNE K., 67
June K. Howe, 67, of Keystone Heights, FL, died on August 4, 2017 at Select Specialty Hospital in Gainesville FL from a three-month battle with ALS.
She was born February 21, 1950 in Mt. Vernon, IL to Mary and Donald Filter, Sr.
She is survived by her son, Andrew (Sherrie) Howe, son-in-law, Peter Preston (Lynn) and grandson, Gavin Preston, step-grandchildern, Heidi Sibbing, and Jeffrey Sibbing, her sister Patricia (Dean) Reinecke of Keystone Heights, FL, eight other siblings and many nieces and nephews. She also leaves behind her canine companion of 13 years, her Yorkie, Princess.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four siblings, and daughter, Sandra Howe-Preston, who was also taken by the same illness at age 39.
She was retired from the IBEW union hall of Gainesville, FL.
June was a very quiet woman who enjoyed talking to her son on the phone, going to the beach and shopping with her sister. She showed incredible strength throughout her life and especially at the end. She will be dearly missed.
A private family service to spread her ashes will be held at a later date.