June Paukstat-Boursaw, age 56, of 510 5th Avenue South, Escanaba, died Friday August 25, 2006, at the Marquette General Hospital following a courageous battle with multiple illnesses throughout the past 2 years.
June was born December 9, 1949, in St. Jacques, the daughter of Lawrence and Phyllis Boursaw. She was raised in St. Jacques and attended Catholic school at the St. Patrick Catholic Church in Escanaba followed by the completion of her last 2 years of high school in Green Bay. Following school, June moved to St. Paul, MN where she made her home and raised her family until relocating to Escanaba in 2004. June worked for many years as an executive secretary for the 3M Corporation, in St. Paul, before retiring due to health concerns. June is remembered for inspiring those who knew her with courage and strength throughout the battles that she endured due to the failure of her health. She enjoyed playing bingo, crocheting and taking long drives with family and friends. June enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren, spending many hours of her time with her grandson Marcus. She will be deeply missed.
3 Sons: Larry (Marsha) Paukstat of Escanaba, MI; William Paukstat of Escanaba, MI; Joseph (Janita) St. Cyr of St. Paul, MN
3 Brothers: Carl (Bonnie) Johnson, Duane Johnson and Donald (Kerry) Johnson all of Sagola, MI
2 Sisters: Theresa (Keith) Brewer of Washington Rose Boursaw of Idaho
Also listed among the surviving family are 5 grandchildren, Alicia, Marcus, Brittany, Talya and Cody and many nieces, nephews and cousins
June was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Phyllis, 4 uncles and 1 Aunt
Family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4:00PM to 7:00PM at the Skradski Funeral Home in Escanaba.