June Champion Obituary

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June Champion

July 27, 1920 - January 6, 2013
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June Champion, 92, of Fremont died Sunday, January 6, 2013, at Lakeland Nursing Center, Angola. She was born July 27, 1920, in Scott Twp., Steuben County, to Maurice and Gladys (Michael) Cooper. They preceded her in death. She married Victor R. Champion on December 30, 1939, in Angola. He preceded her in death on October 7, 1998. Mrs. Champion worked on the family farm for many years, and later she worked as a clerk for the Colby Drug store in Fremont for 30 years. Mrs. Champion graduated from Scott Center High School in 1938. She married Victor Champion in 1939, and they lived at Scott Township, and also later lived at the family farm...
June Champion, 92, of Fremont died Sunday, January 6, 2013, at Lakeland Nursing Center, Angola.

She was born July 27, 1920, in Scott Twp., Steuben County, to Maurice and Gladys (Michael) Cooper. They preceded her in death. She married Victor R. Champion on December 30, 1939, in Angola. He preceded her in death on October 7, 1998.

Mrs. Champion worked on the family farm for many years, and later she worked as a clerk for the Colby Drug store in Fremont for 30 years.

Mrs. Champion graduated from Scott Center High School in 1938. She married Victor Champion in 1939, and they lived at Scott Township, and also later lived at the family farm near Jones Chapel in Steuben County. They then moved to Wall Lake, Orland, and she eventually moved back to Fremont in 2001. She attended the Fremont United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Jones Chapel Ladies Aide. Her hobbies included sewing and cooking.

Survivors are one son, Jerry and Patty Champion of Coldwater Lake, Coldwater, Mich.; one daughter, Janice and Doug Coffman of Elkhart; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one brother, Wendell Cooper of Fremont; and one daughter-in-law, Penney Russell of Coldwater.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor R. Champion; one son, Michael Champion; her parents, Maurice and Gladys Cooper; one sister, Flora Alice Clark; and one niece, Karen Sue Clark

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at Beams Funeral Home, Fremont.

Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at the funeral home with the Rev. Darin Hendry officiating. Burial will be at Lakeside Cemetery, Fremont.

Memorials are to Fremont United Methodist Church or to Rise Inc., Angola.?

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