June Elaine Loeffler (née Mileski), died peacefully, surrounded by loving family in the early morning of Friday, May 27, 2022 at the age of 90.
She is survived by her children, Margaret, Mary, Julie, Joseph and Barbara; as well as her ten grandchildren, Emma, Jake, Matthew, Andrew, Kate, Puck, Sean, Ben, Ian and Joseph.
She was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Joseph “Joe” Matthew Loeffler; her daughter, June Elizabeth Loeffler; and her ten siblings.
June was born June 29, 1931 in Kingston, MI, to Francis “Frank” Mileski and Nettie Mileski (née Goguen). She graduated as a registered nurse in 1952 from St. Mary’s Hospital School of Nursing in Saginaw, MI, and went on to serve as a nurse at Bishop Hospital, in Dr. Bishop’s office, and as Charge Nurse at Almont Community Hospital for more than three decades. Her devotion to providing compassionate care to all of her patients and dedication to her profession were well known. On November 22, 1952, she married Joe, with whom she had six children.
June was a devoted wife and mother, a respected nurse, and beloved community member. She grew up with her 10 siblings on their family farm in Kingston, MI, which fostered a lifelong love of nature and being outdoors. She was active in Almont Community Schools and the PTA for all of her children. She took pride in her involvement with local politics, and was known to volunteer at her polling place for every election. She was active socially in her community as a member of the Altar Society at St. John’s Catholic Church, the St. Mary’s Hospital Alumni Association, the Red Hat Society, the Winers and Diners Club, and the Morning Coffee Ladies. She enjoyed traveling extensively, especially to visit her children and grandchildren. She traveled to many locations including the Grand Canyon, Florida, Wisconsin, Kentucky, North Carolina, Hawaii, California, Canada, and Australia. She loved her time spent watching the freighters on the St. Clair river and walking along the shores of the Great Lakes, as well as collecting seashells along the Atlantic coast and Gulf of Mexico. She was known for her special affinity for babies and young children, and was adored by her many grandchildren.
A funeral service was held Tuesday, May 31, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Allenton.
June’s family invites you to make a donation to a charity of your choice in her honor or to a spiritual service said in her name.