Obituaries & Tributes

June L Postlewait

date of birth January 7 1928

date of death November 16 2019

June was born January 7, 1928 in Emporia, Kansas to Vernon and Elizabeth Johnson. She passed away on November 16, 2019 at her home in Canby, Oregon. She left this earth peacefully with family by her side at the age of 91.

She graduated from Emporia High School in Kansas in 1946. She married the love of her life Robert C. Postlewait in 1950 in Kansas and moved to Canby, Oregon in the fall of 1950. In 1965 they built their house on 5th Street and lived there together for 25 years. In their retirement years they built a house right next door, moved in and lived together until his passing on May 11, 1998. June was fortunate enough to be able to live out her life in that home they built together.

She is preceded in death by her parents Vernon and Elizabeth; 2 sisters Bettie Postlewait, Doris Forste; and brother, Bert Johnson. June is survived by her two children Dan Postlewait and Cindy Nevill; four Grandchildren Elgin Postlewait, David, Katie and Ryan Nevill; 5 Great Grandchildren, Kadence, Shayla, Henry, Oliver and Noah.

The family would like to extend its heartfelt appreciation to the caregivers and Legacy Hospice who provided wonderful loving care to June.

A private viewing was held for family Wednesday November 27th from 3:30-5 pm at the Canby Funeral Home.


7 tribute candles have been lit

Candle lit by Staff at Canby-Molalla Funeral Chapel Our sincere condolences.

Candle lit by Shannon Renee Karnofski Sending love and healing at this very difficult time

Candle lit by Adrienne Kersey She always loved a visit and was very sweet with my kids. I will miss our check ins and calls when needed. Rest in peace June.

Candle lit by Maureen and Jerry Giger We loved June and were so blessed to have had her as our friend and neighbor. Rest In Peace June

Candle lit by alora kersey I know that she liked it when I gave her notes and came to visit her. I know she will watch over me. She has a special place in my heart. I am sad that I had to say good bye. I am gonna miss her and I hope that she is pain free in heaven.

Candle lit by Neil Forste My beloved Aunt June. Although I did not get to see her as much as I would or should have, the times I did, she never failed to make me smile. Truly gained her wings!

Candle lit by Don Forste II I have a lot of wonderful of Aunt June and Uncle Bob. Will miss visiting with her very much. Rest in peace Aunt June.

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