May 31, 1919- October 12, 2013
June Idell Flack, the daughter of George (Jake) and Minnie Frotscher Johnson, was born May 31, 1919, in Farnhamville, Iowa. She departed this life on October 12, 2013, at the Regency Park nursing home in Jefferson, Iowa.
June attended country school and graduated from Somers High School in 1936. She was united in marriage to Byron G. Flack on January 10, 1943, and they resided in Highland Township most of their 50 years of married life, having retired to Churdan after a lifetime of farming.
June was very active as a farm wife and as a member of the First Baptist Church in Churdan, serving on many boards, teaching Sunday school and being part of its’ various circles. She was very active in two Federated Clubs, Churdan Brevity Study club and the Friday club. In retirement, she was socially active; always seeking out a good conversation. She also enjoyed gardening, playing cards and reading.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Janet Flack, of Rochester, MN; and grandchildren, Amanda Flack, of Madison, WI, and Jordan Hauer, of Rochester. June is also survived by Cousin’s Keith and Rhetta Wright, of Churdan, whose never ending and tireless attention to June’s needs and well-being were a very important part of her life. She is also survived by sisters’-in-law, Rexine Johnson, of Churdan, and Berneice Patterson, of Missoula, MT, along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends that have been so meaningful for so many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Byron G. Flack; son, Roland, who died in infancy; her parents; brother, Boyce Johnson; and sister-in-law, Beulah Brody.
A celebration of life was held Wednesday, October 16, at 1:00 p.m., preceded by visitation, lunch and fellowship at the First Baptist Church in Churdan, Pastor Bobby Palmer officiating. The soloist was Mrs. Diane Carr, of Wykoff, MN, and organist was Rochelle Guess Fagg, of Churdan.
Interment was at the Highland Township Cemetery in Churdan. Pallbearers were David Brody, David Dunne, Doug Johnson, Larry Johnson, David Meyer and Perry Parker. Memorials are preferred to the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s Research Unit.Information provided by: Brown Funereal Homes, Inc. 408 Lincoln Way Street Jefferson, IA 50129 www.brownfuneralhomesiowa.com