2012-11-29 / Obituaries

June R. Gates

St. Helen resident June R. Gates, 82, died Sept. 27, 2012, in St. Helen after a long battle with COPD.


Cremation has taken place and a private family memorial is being planned in the summer of 2013.


She was born in Flint June 20, 1930, the fourth child of Joseph and Louise (Corrier) Huskey. She graduated from All Saints High School in 1948 and then became employed at the General Motor Fisher Body Plant. After her retirement she moved to her home in St. Helen.


Preceding her in death were her two nephews; sisters, Winifred Montgomery and Gertrude Watts; brothers, Joseph P. Huskey and Robert (Bob) Huskey; and significant other, Robert Reyna.


Surviving are her friends and neighbors; 24 nieces and nephews; sister-in-law of 25 years and best friend, Monta Rey Eden-Huskey of Traverse City.

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