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June Faulkenburg, age 90

June Faulkenburg, originally of Durango, Colo. passed away at Governor’s Glen Assisted Living on June 3, 2013.

Services will be held at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville, 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. prior to the service.

June was born on June 26, 1922 near Clarinda, Iowa the eleventh child of Charles and Sarah Downing. She graduated from Clarinda High School in 1939 and worked at Iowa power and light in Clarinda four years before marrying Art Faulkenburg of Fruita, Colo. on March 8, 1947. 

She worked as an accounts payable clerk at Fort Lewis College retiring in 1997 after 20 years of service. June was chosen outstanding civil service employee of the year in 1987 and honored at a reception at Governor Roy Romer’s Mansion. In 1999 she moved to Georgia to be near her daughter, Alice.

June is survived by Ellen Dudek and her Husband Paul of Denver, Colo. and Alice Harper of Fayetteville, Ga.; grandchildren Chris (Rachel) Barnes of Denver Colo., Glenn Harper of Atlanta, Ga. and Elisa (Matt) Shinabarger of Nashville, Tenn.; great-grandchildren Aidan and Ella Barnes of Denver, Colo.; sister Doris Griffin of Tabor, Iowa.

Carl J Mowell & Son, Fayetteville –


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