June Marie Roeder, 74, rural Colony, died Saturday, March 12, 2016, at Allen County Regional Hospital in Iola.
June was born July 14, 1941, in Colony, the daughter of Loyal and Imogene (McCullough) Fulton. She grew up in Lone Elm, LaHarpe and Gas and graduated from Iola High School. On June 5, 1964, June married Marion Lee Roeder and they made their home at LaHarpe for 27 years before moving northwest of Iola in 2002. He preceded her in death on Jan. 19, 2011. June had worked as an R.N., a seamstress for H.L. Miller & Son Dress Factory, in food service for USD 257 and she retired from Russell Stover.
Survivors include one daughter, Theresa Strunk and husband Dan, Iola; two sons, Travis Roeder and wife Janet, Buffalo, and Marvin Roeder and companion Debbie Moore, Thayer; eight grandchildren, Craig and Cory Strunk, Nathan Roeder, Amanda and Brian Roeder, Kyle Slaughter and Travis and Jessica Marie Roeder; seven great-grandchildren; six brothers, Donald and Ronald Fulton, both of Iola, Roy, Bill and Tom Fulton, all of Chanute, and Harvey Fulton, Stark; and two sisters, Imogine Brooks, Yates Center, and Rosella Payne, LaHarpe. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and sister, Terry Fulton.
Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola. Cremation will follow with private family inurnment in Gas City Cemetery at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society and may be left with the funeral home. To leave a condolence, go to www.iolafuneral.com.