June Kathleen Chassagne


Sept. 11, 1912 — May 5, 2013

June Kathleen Chassagne, 100, of Yakima, Wash., passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013, at Cottage in the Meadow with her family at her side.

June was born Sept. 11, 1912 in Little Rock, Ark., to Charles Marshall and Kathleen Grace (Murphy) Andrews. She married Leon G. Chassagne in Hollister on May 10, 1942. June worked 25 years as a secretary in the biochemistry department at UC Davis. She retired in 1975.

June was an active member of the Davis Community Church for many years. She enjoyed square dancing and being involved with Girl Scouts. June traveled around the world with her husband and daughters. She loved being with her family and she stayed active through her senior years. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. June moved to Yakima in 2003 to be close to family.

Survivors include her daughters, Lynne (Larry) Lohnes of Yakima and Sandra (John) Schieldge of Roseville; five grandchildren, James (Tina) Haralson, Andrew (Teri) Haralson, Anthony (Linda) Haralson, Kristy (Tim) Shellans and Kurt (Raquel) Schieldge; and five great-grandchildren, Joseph and Sophialynne Haralson, and Felipe, Gabi and Jonathan Schieldge. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Leon G. Chassagne; a son, Timothy Leon Chassagne; sister Emma Andrews; and brother Charles Andrews.

Memorial Services were held Friday, May 10, at Englewood Christian Church in Yakima. Inurnment will be in Chapel of the Chimes Cemetery in Oakland. Memorials may be made to Cottage in the Meadow or Alzheimer’s Research, c/o Brookside Funeral Home & Crematory, PO Box 9907, Yakima, WA 98909.

June lived in Davis for 50 years where she raised her three children. She was the last of the original home owners on North Campus Way. A family reunion and memorial will take place in Davis on August 3, 2013 to celebrate her life and most cherished memories of Davis.

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