Mrs. June Homberger, 88, of 2130 Harrison, Cottage 39 B, formerly of 3512 The Courts of Westview, Quincy, died at 12:45 p.m. Saturday (March 2, 2013) in the emergency room of Blessing Hospital.
Born June 19, 1924 in Quincy, June was the daughter of Joe and Harriett Haner Harvey. She married Kenneth E. Homberger on May 3, 1947 in Luther Memorial Church in Quincy. He survives.
June was a lifetime member of Luther Memorial Church where she loved singing with the choir. June and Ken loved to travel and a special joy was their love to dance and mutual love of music.
A 1942 graduate of Quincy High School, June worked for a brief time in the office of Block & Kuhl in Quincy. She then worked for the U. S. Navy Department in New Orleans, Louisiana during WW II. She moved back to Quincy after the war and worked as a secretary at Gardner Denver in the Treasury Department until her marriage. June was a full time devoted wife and mother for 21 years and returned to the business world as an assistant trust officer at State Street Bank while her children were in college.
On January 1, 1975, the Hombergers purchased Harvey's Furniture Store from their uncle and aunt, Walter and Edna Harvey. They were both active in the operation of their business with their son, Joe Homberger and daughter, Janis Wilson, until their retirement in 2004, when their children became owners of the business.
Survivors include her husband, Kenneth; a son, Joe Homberger and his wife Janet of Quincy; a daughter, Janis Wilson and her husband Sid of Quincy; a loving and dear grandmother to her five grandchildren, Kenneth A. Homberger and his wife Katherine of Frisco, TX, Michael J. Homberger of Quincy, Tasha Beck Albold and her husband Chad of Hanford, CA, Lindsay Beck Kelly and her husband Ryan of Greenwood, IN and Trevor Beck and his wife Kristin of Quincy; four great grandchildren, Blake Lindsay Albold and Cade David Albold of Hanford, CA, Lauryn Tasha Kelly of Greenwood, IN and Drew Nicole Homberger of Frisco, TX; a brother in law, Quentin Schaffner of Conroe, TX; and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mrs. Homberger was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Vellmer Harvey and his wife Gertrude and C. Dale Harvey and his wife Genevieve; a sister, Marilyn Schaffner; and two very special Aunts, Miss Mabel Harvey and Miss Edna Harvey.
Cremation rites have been accorded to Mrs. Homberger. The family will meet with friends to celebrate June's life on Wednesday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 at the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.
Private family inurnment will be in Greenmount Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hope Lutheran Church.