June Presthus, age 96 of Algona, passed away Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, at Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona. Funeral services are 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, at St. John Lutheran Church in Burt. Burial is in the Burt Township Cemetery. Visitation is 9:30 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the church.
Wilma June Presthus, the daughter of William and Nellie (Harvey) Gifford, was born April 11, 1923, in Lone Rock, Iowa. On March 31, 1941, June was united in marriage with Lawrence Presthus at June’s parents’ home near Lone Rock. June was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Algona. She enjoyed playing cards, spending time with her family, reading and baking, especially pies, Christmas cookies and lefse.
Left to cherish June’s memory are her daughters, Mary Lou Marlow and her husband Bud of Lone Rock and Nancy Kissner and her husband Jerry of Spirit Lake; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law Roseann Gifford of Milford. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, great-great-granddaughter Iris Kissner; brothers, James, Lyle and Billy Gifford; and sisters, Anita Marlow, Arlene Marlow and Phyllis Gifford.
The Lentz Funeral Home of Burt is serving the family. Condolences may be left at www.lentzfuneralhome.com.