June 8, 1932 - July 9, 2021
June Carol Rochon (nee Waite) age 89 of Green Bay passed away in her home on July 9th, 2021. June was born on June 8, 1932 in Crystal Falls, Michigan, and married Claude E. Rochon, Jr. on June 28, 1952 in Florence, Wisconsin. They moved to Chicago, Illinois for a few months and then relocated to Milwaukee, Wisconsin when Claude began work with the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad. They lived and raised their three children there for 40 years. In 1994 June and Claude retired to Bella Vista, Arkansas where they enjoyed over 25 years of church activities, friends and golf. June also served on the Board of St. Bernard’s Parish for two terms, one serving as President, and team member of funeral breakfasts for eight years. She was a servant heart who modeled volunteerism: Meals on Wheels, Care and Share friends and golf. June also was a member of the Bella Vista Preschool volunteering 25 years and served as a board member for 20 years. June and Claude also modeled being a friend, of which they had many over their lifetime. Claude passed on April 12, 2014 in Bella Vista. In October 2018 June moved to Green Bay to be closer to family. June’s children, grandchildren and great grandchildren have been a special blessing to her life. June is survived by her three children: Mary K. Rochon of Green Bay, Julie A. Rochon of Milwaukee, David T. (Darcie) of Somerset, seven grandchildren (David, Andrea, Keith, Zak, Candyl, Alivia and Cameron) and five great grandchildren (Mikade, Ace Claude David, Charlie and Frances). She is further survived by former son-in-law Bob VanVoorhees of Milwaukee, daughter-in-law, Pam (Dan) Martin of Woodbury, MN, her brother Allen J Waite of Florence, and many very special nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, Claude, her father, Raymond Waite on August 26,1992 and mother, Celia G. Waite on January 28, 2007. Also remembered is her beloved best friend, Pat Bremberger on March 11, 2014. June and Claude will be buried with her grandparents in the Thad and Hannah Waite plot at Resthaven Cemetery in Iron River, Michigan. A graveside service will be held on Friday, July 30th at 11:00am and a celebration of life luncheon to follow at Alice’s Supper Club, 402 W. Adams St, Iron River, MI. Special thanks are extended to the staff and friends at June’s home at Oak Park Place in Green Bay. She appreciated all of you and the care given to her during her time. Special friends are her table-mates and her two four legged friends, Nala and Willie and their owners, Bruce and Shirley across the street. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in honor of June to the Bella Vista Animal Shelter, PO Box 5248, Bella Vista, AR 72714.
June Carol Rochon (nee Waite) age 89 of Green Bay passed away in her home on July 9th, 2021. June was born on June 8, 1932 in Crystal Falls, Michigan, and married Claude E. Rochon, Jr. on June 28, 1952 in Florence, Wisconsin. They moved to Chicago,... View Obituary & Service Information
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