June R. Rutherford, 86 of Auburn passed away Sunday, May 30, 2021 at Memorial Medical Center.
She was born June 26, 1934 in Glenarm the daughter of Robert and Charlotte Page Easley.
June married Glenn “Jack” F. Rutherford on Feb. 1, 1959 at Auburn United Methodist Church.
June was one of the first employees of Lincoln Land Community College in 1968. Other places of employment included Illinois School Board Association and Auburn Community Unit School District 10. She returned to LLCC in 1977 and retired in 1994.
She was a devoted member of the Auburn United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School, served on Council of Ministries and Administrative Board. June was a member of Auburn United Methodist Women, and was instrumental in organizing AUMC’s annual Holiday Home Tour, which is in its 29th year.
Surviving are her husband, Glenn; son, David Brett Rutherford; sister, Janet (Harry) Baggerly of Rockville, IN; nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and cousins.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. till time of services at 12 noon, Friday, June 4, 2021 at Auburn United Methodist Church with Rev. Tony Paulson officiating. Burial will be in Auburn Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Auburn United Methodist Church or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
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