June R. Burchett

June Rose Burchett, 93, of North Manchester, IN, and a former resident of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, March 15, 2009, at the Bortz Health Care Facility in Petoskey, MI.

Mrs. Burchett graduated from Huntington High School in 1933 and earned a bachelor's degree in education from Huntington College. She taught at Roanoke Elementary School until county schools were consolidated, and then taught at various schools in the district. She retired from teaching in 1977.

She was a member of Faith Community Church of God, Huntington, and was active in the church's Women's Missionary Society. She also volunteered at a thrift store sponsored by the church.

She was born June 30, 1915, in Huntington to Theodore and Maude Earlywine Hammel. She married Lowell Burchett in 1945 in Huntington. Her husband preceded her in death in 1972.

Survivors include two sons, Neil Burchett, of Rogers City, MI, and David (Patricia) Burchett, of Petoskey, MI; and three grandchildren, Anndee, Anjie, and Allie.

Burial will be at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Huntington.

Preferred memorials are gifts to the Faith Community Church of God.

Stone Funeral Home, Petoskey, MI, was in charge of arrangements.