THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
June Y. Lepianka
Issue Date: April 2, 2014
June Yvonne Lepianka, 75, of Pound passed away Saturday, March 29 at the Luther Home in Marinette.
Born June 3, 1938 in Kenosha, to Mike and Barbara Wlahovich on March 11, 1961, she married Joseph Lepianka in Milwaukee in 1964. They moved to the Pound area where they resided since. She was a music teacher at Coleman Elementary School until retirement.
A member of the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra for over three decades, playing the violin, her love of music was present throughout her life. She enjoyed her yard, flowers and took pride in landscaping and her gardens. Her greatest joy was spent with her family and grandchildren, instilling in them many lasting skills and memories, including piano and violin lessons, cooking and sewing. Her family meant everything to her and her door was always open for visitors. Their marriage was an inspiration for all who knew them.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Joe; two sons David, Crivitz and Brian (Danette), Pound; a daughter, Marcia Baeten, New Franken; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Daisy Berry, Pleasant Prairie and Katherine Krebs; four sisters-in-law, Rose Sokal, Menominee, Mi., Joanne Schmidt, Peshtigo, Peg (Duwayne) St. Martin, Brookfield and Enola Lepianka, FonduLac; four brothers-in-law, Roy (Edwina) Lepianka, Crivitz, Paul (Diane) Lepianka, New Berlin, John (Judie) Lepianka, Wallace, Mi. and Casey Lepianka.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Eric James Baeten; a brother and sister-in-law, John (Dorothy) Wlahovick and other family members, Woodrow Berry, Butch Krebs, Ted Lepianka, Josephine Nowack, Steven Nowack, Frank (Mary) Hergan, Margaret (Stanley) Turay, Tony Lepianka, Bernard Lepianka and Mary Lepianka.
Friends may call at St. Anne Catholic Church from 9 a.m. until time of a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 3. Fr. Celestine Byekwaso will officiate with burial at St. Marys Catholic Cemetery, Crivitz. Rhode Charapata Funeral Home, Coleman is assisting the family with arrangements.