June Rebecca “June Bug” Danhoff, age 87, of Gladstone, passed away peacefully December 21, 2018 at Lakeview Assisted Living in Gladstone.
June was born July 7, 1931 in Tustin, MI, the daughter of John and Ila (Hoover) Vanderhoof. She graduated from Cadillac High School. June was united in marriage to Gerald Danhoff on June 14, 1952 in Muskegon, MI. Together the couple began their life in Lower Michigan. In 1969, they relocated to Gladstone, MI, where they raised their 3 children. June worked at the Delta Schoolcraft Intermediate School District as a Teacher’s Aide.
In 1987, following Gerald’s retirement, they enjoyed spending time between Gladstone and Cadillac.
June loved volunteering for various community organizations, antiquing, and furniture restoration. She was a very talented and gifted artist with her painting. June especially liked to attend her grandchildren’s extracurricular activities when she was able.
June is survived by:
1 Son: Barry (Diane) Danhoff of Gladstone, MI
2 Daughters: Tracie (Paul) Leonardi of Franklin, WI
Polly (Alan) Christiansen of Grand Rapids, MI
9 Grandchildren: Casey (Katelin) Danhoff, Amanda (Robert) Ganzel, Elliot Danhoff, Emma (Jack) Liegler, Tessa Leonardi, Chase Leonardi, Macen Leonardi, Corey (Julie) WIlliams, Jamie and (Brandon) Simon.
7 Great Grandchildren: Bella, Ryland, Elowyn, Mylo, Rowan, Blake, and Riley.
In addition to her Parents, June is preceded in death by:
Loving Husband: Gerald Danhoff in 2009.
Brother: Jack Vanderhoof
4 Sisters: Elna Holmquist, Fern Lake, Beulah Powell, and Thelma Blanchard.
Private services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Danhoff family. Memorial contributions may be directed to Lakestate Industries, 1830 North 21st Street, Escanaba, MI 49829.