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Aug 6, 2013 - Staff
June Strickland, of Riverton, died Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 70 years old.
Per her request, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Riverton.
June Ann Mix was born May 11, 1943, in Casper, the daughter of Roy Leonard and Marian Clarice (Crane) Mix. She grew up and spent most of her life in Riverton and Fremont County.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she was in the Relief Society and was a visiting teacher.
She owned and operated her own upholstery business in Fremont County. She also was a teacher's aide for the Foster Grandparent Program and said it was her most satisfying work.
Her family said she enjoyed sewing, crocheting, needlework and gardening. She participated in the Fremont County Fair where she won several awards. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW in Riverton and was a fixture with the Fremont County Homemakers for many, many years. Above all she enjoyed helping people.
She is survived by her son, John "J.R." Hackett and his wife Kim; daughters Evelyn Jordan and her husband Thomas and Marian Shepherd and her husband Steve; sister Esther Decker and her husband Shelly; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Marian Mix, and her husbands, Jack Hackett and Raymond Strickland.
Memorials may be made to Fremont County Homemakers in care of Davis Funeral Home, 2203 W. Main St., Riverton, WY 82501.
Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Online condolences may be left at www.thedavisfuneralhome.com.