June Ober

June 20, 1920 - December 18, 2013

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Saturday, December 21, 2013 1:00 PM Vernon Funeral Home


Friday, December 20 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Vernon Funeral Home

Saturday, December 21 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at Vernon Funeral Home

June L. Ober, 93, of Urbana, passed away December 18, 2013. She was born on June 20, 1920 in Hillsboro, Ohio to the late James and Goldie (Young) Wilkin.

June was a member of the McKee’s Creek Chapel, the Hill and Valley Club, as well as the West Liberty-Salem PTA and Band Mothers. She was a volunteer for the Red Cross, the Farm Bureau Women’s Organization, Salem Township Polling, and the Soil and Water Conservation. June and her late husband, Homer, hosted two local radio shows for WBLY Radio and were Rotary Famers of the Year. She was an organist for Jenkins Chapel Church for many years.

June is survived by her son, Paul Mason (Lucia) Ober of Urbana; her grandchildren, Jody Lee (Shawn) Druckenbroad of Springfield, Paul Jason (Teri) Ober of Urbana and Rachel, Seth, Matthew, Samuel, Isaac, and Thomas Yeargan of Urbana; her great grandchildren, Cassandra Watts, Jakeb Bard, Logan Druckenbroad, Anthony Cordle, and Mary Kathryn Ober; her sisters-in-law, Eloise (George) Ropp of Urbana, Virginia Ann (Jack) Turner of Urbana, and Freida Ober of Cable; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer P. Ober; her parents, James and Goldie Wilkin; her mother and father-in-law, Melby F. and Minit Ober; her brothers, Dana Russel Wilkin, James Ernest (Bernice) Wilkin; her sisters, Sara Louise (Walter) Gray, Lois Jean (James) Smith, and Elizabeth Pauline Wilkin; and her brothers-in-law, Alva Mason Ober and Melby Paul Ober.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, December 20, 2013 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 21, 2013 in the funeral home with Pastors, Rev. Floyd Lundy and Rev. Tom Amlin officiating. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the services. Burial will follow in Oak Dale Cemetery, Urbana.

Memorial contributions may be made to McKee’s Creek Chapel, 4750 US 68 South, West Liberty, OH 43357.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Jane (Zeigler) Rice - Dec 20, 2013

So many good memories of June. So bubbly and smiley. I remember worshipping with her at Jenkins Chapel and picnics on the front lawn of the farm. She always had a hug for me on our visits. Missing Urbana today. A great loss to Champaign County. My sympathy and love to all the family.

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