Funeral services for June Grey, 102, formerly of Dodge City, who entered into peace Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at Westridge Care Center, Clarinda, Iowa, will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda, Iowa with Reverend Andrew Rubenking officiating. Visitation with the family will be held from 5-7 p.m., at the funeral home prior to the service. Burial will be at 3 p.m., Thursday, March 14, 2013, in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Dodge City.
Memorials may be directed to First United Methodist Church, Clarinda, Iowa Sew and Share or Westridge Care and Rehab, Clarinda. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family on our website at, www.ritchiefuneralhome.com under Obituaries. Arrangements were entrusted to the Ritchie Funeral Home of Clarinda, Iowa.
June Viola Grey entered into rest Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at Westridge Care Center, Clarinda, Iowa. She was born June 15, 1910 at Ford, Kansas, the daughter of Baker and Mabel (Gentzler) Scott.
June was the oldest of seven children and at the age of sixteen years became responsible for the siblings when her mother died suddenly. She graduated from Ford High School.
June married Donald Grey July 1935. To this union two children were born, Venna June Glenn (Dallas) of Clarinda, Iowa and Donald Scott Grey (Judy Schweitzer) of Huntersville, N.C. She resided in Dodge City until 2005 when she came to Clarinda to be near her daughter. She was living at Westridge Care Center.
June was preceded in death by her husband, Don Grey; three brothers; and one sister.
Survivors include her children; eight grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Welda Frey of Dodge City, and Phyllis Irsik of Colorado Springs, Colo.
June was a member of the First United Methodist Church and active in Circle. She was also active member of the Moose Lodge in Dodge City. She transferred membership to the Methodist Church in Clarinda and was active for a time with quilting at Sew and Share. She enjoyed crafts, quilting, playing cards and games and also working jigsaw puzzles. June always enjoyed time with her family.