June Marie (Flynn) Magnusson

June 28, 1938 ~ August 20, 2018

June Marie (Flynn) Magnusson was born on June 28, 1938 at Melvindale, MI to Earl Kenneth and Lucille Willetta (Benn) Flynn. She departed this life on Monday morning, August 20, 2018 at her home in rural Oakwood, OK. June attended Catholic school mostly in Michigan and graduated from Whittier High School in Whittier, CA. She received her first communion and was confirmed at St. Gabriel Catholic Church in Detroit, MI. June married Neale Magnusson on July 20, 1957 in Whittier, CA. They made their home at Oakwood, OK and raised four children. She was a fantastic seamstress and made many clothes and even tuxedos and wedding dresses for her family and friends. She will be dearly missed. June was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Neale; one brother Kenneth Flynn; Survivors include her four children, two daughters, Laura Jannette Gregory and husband Robert of Eufaula, OK and Karen Rose Ferguson and husband Delbert of Fay, OK; two sons, Daniel Raymond Magnusson and wife Carrie of Seymour, MO and Col. Carl James Magnusson, USAFR and wife Pauline of Bonair, GA; one sister, Vera Westmoreland of Cabot, AR; two sisters-in-law, Rosalie Corwin of Jackson, MI and Nancy Magnusson of Oak Park, IL; eleven grandchildren, Wesley Speer and family, DeWayne Speer and family, Krystal Barden and family, Mark Ferguson and family, Mike Ferguson, Heidi Bond and family, Spc. Daniel Adam Magnusson, Hannah Magnusson, Aiden Magnusson, Isabella Magnusson and Sarah Magnusson; ten greatgrandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Rosary service was held at 7:00 p.m., Friday, August 24, 2018 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Watonga, OK. Mass of Christian Burial was held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 25, 2018 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church with burial following at Oakwood Memorial Cemetery, Oakwood, OK. Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities through the funeral home at P.O. Box 36, Canton, OK 73724. Condolences may be made online at www.piercefuneralhomes.com

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