June WateskaJune 6, 1927 ~ July 15, 2017 (age 90)
June Wateska, age 90, of Peotone, formerly of Harvey and Lakewood, WI, passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.
She was born on June 6, 1927 in Ashland, OH, the daughter of Grant and Rhoda (Fickes) McCready. She married the late Ted Wateska on November 8, 1953 in Ashland, OH. She attended Olivet Nazarene College and then worked at the Joliet Arsenal and Sear’s Catalogue in Harvey but was primarily a homemaker. She was a member of the Monee Free Methodist Church for 62 years where she enjoyed Bible study and taught Sunday School. She enjoyed walking through the woods in Wisconsin, table games, and traveling.
She is survived by four children, Linda (John) Keith of Peotone, Larry Wateska of Orland, IN, David (Chiemi) Wateska of Folsom, CA, and Daniel (Anna) Wateska of Huntington Beach, CA; ten grandchildren, John “Duke” Keith, Becky (Rocky) Clark, Jennifer Keith, Kristina (Justin) Fugger, James Wateska, Taketo Hayashi, Liefie Lin Wateska, Preston Wateska, Blake Wateska, and Spencer Wateska; and ten great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and nine brothers and sisters.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 16 at the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home from 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 16 at the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home at 5:00 p.m., Pastor Kevin DeVries officiating. Burial will be at Lakewood Forest Cemetery in Lakewood, WI. Memorials and be made to the Family’s Wishes.