June Elizabeth Webster, 101, of Gaston, OR (formerly of La Grande), passed away on Friday, January 25, 2019 at her residence. A Graveside Service will be held at Island City Cemetery on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm.
June was born on June 3, 1917 in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho to Charles M. and Alice I. (Overton) Ades. She attended schools in Newport, Eugene and Portland, Oregon, and business training at Eugene Business College. June was married to the late Carl K. Webster on April 30, 1937 in Vancouver, Washington. After living in Eugene, Oregon, Carl and June moved to La Grande, Oregon in 1942 and farmed in the Grande Ronde Valley.
June worked in the Forestry Department at Boise Cascade Corporation for 15 years. After retirement from Boise Cascade Corporation, June spent many happy years tending to her beautiful yard, garden and flowers. June also spent many hours with her great grandchildren. June was a fifty-year member of Hope Chapter No. 13, Order of Eastern Star and was Mother Adviser and board member of Rainbow for Girls. She was a fifty-year member of Nydia Temple No. 4, Daughters of the Nile.
June is survived by her daughters; Sandra K. Ramirez (Alex) of Nampa, ID, Linda R. Adams (Denny) of Webb Iowa; son, Bill Webster (Lisa) of Hillsboro, OR; 6 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. The love of June’s life, Carl K. Webster and son, Douglas C. Webster passed away earlier as did her two brothers and sister.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Grande Ronde Hospital Hospice, PO Box 3290, La Grande, OR 97850, Blue Mountain Humane Society, 3212 Hwy 30, La Grande, OR or an organization of your choice.