M. June Hentges
M. June Hentges, 89, Iowa City, died Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at the Bird House Hospice Home of Johnson County.
June chose cremation. Graveside services will be in Calvary Cemetery in Algona on Saturday, May 4, at 1 p.m. Instead of flowers and plants, memorials may be directed to Iowa City Hospice or the Bird House Hospice Home of Johnson County.
Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service is handling June’s arrangements: www.lensingfuneral.com.
Born Mary June Hentges on June 23, 1929, in Algona, June grew up in the Algona area.
June met and later married Howard Hentges in Algona on June 7, 1949, and they raised their family in Algona. She enjoyed bird-watching, visiting the casinos and staying current on her soap operas.
June worked as a nurse’s aide at the (then) Good Samaritan Care Center in Algona for many years.
She is survived by her children, Donna (Jack) Muller, Brian Hentges and Dwayne Hentges, all of Iowa City, and Gordon (Winna) Hentges of Spencer. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Nicole Muller of Minneapolis, Minn., Jacob Muller of Coralville, and Amanda Hentges of Ankeny.
Her husband, a son Dwight, a grandson Adam, and a nephew preceded her in death.