June L. Hawkinson, age 89, of Gladstone, passed away Wednesday morning, June 25th, 2008, at the Manor Care Facility in Kingsford where she was currently a patient.
June was born October 15th, 1918 in Gladstone, the daughter of Frank and Violet (LaLande) Burnett and was a life-long Gladstone resident. In 1936, she graduated valedictorian from the Gladstone High School and was employed as a secretary and office worker much of her working life. In her earlier years, June was employed with the Gladstone Justice of the Peace, Gladstone District Court, and also with the Empson Insurance Agency in Gladstone. For the last 20 years of her working career, June was employed as secretary at the First Lutheran Church in Gladstone of which she was an active and very faithful member for many years.
“June married Roy Hawkinson March 16th, 1946 at First Lutheran Church and he preceded her in death March 15th, 2000. Roy was well known as the manager of Delta-Alger Electric Cooperative.
In addition to her active membership to First Lutheran Church, she also was an active and charter member of the