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June Kahler

April 4, 1936 — April 11, 2021

June Kahler

June Faye Kahler

(nee Bever)

Age 85 of Lubbock, Texas, formerly of Wilmington, Illinois, passed away Sunday, April 11, 2021.

Born April 4, 1936 in Ritchie, Illinois, June was a daughter of Clarence and Harriet (Rice) Bever. She was raised in Ritchie and graduated from Wilmington High School. June worked for the security department at Caterpillar Tractor Company in Joliet for many years, and was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Lioness Club in Wilmington, and The Fellowship Church in Lubbock, Texas. She was a devoted mother and was well known for being a good cook.

Survivors include three children: Edward (Sandy) Scrogham, Dan (Samantha) Chrestman, and Lisa (Rick) Alsbury; three step-children: Eugene Kahler, Veronica (Marty) Orr, and Valerie Newirth; one daughter-in-law, Joyce Scrogham, eleven grandchildren: Christina (Eric) Romaniak, Beth (Andy) Renshaw, Timothy Scrogham, Jared (Hope) Chrestman, Calen Chrestman, Tiffany Alsbury (Eric Ryder), Richard (Sarah) Alsbury, Zachary Alsbury, Jessica Kahler, Erica Orr, and Isaac Orr; nineteen great grandchildren: Regan Romaniak, Zeke Renshaw, Timmy Renshaw, Audrey Chrestman, Brendon Shirey, Blaine Shirey, Blake Shirey, Brynne Ryder, Christian Alsbury, Richard Alsbury III, McKenzie Alsbury, Aubrey Alsbury, Jackson Alsbury, Isla Alsbury, Stella Penfield, Jeremy Penfield, Jr., Adam Orr, Sabrina Button, and Jeriah Burden; one brother, Orville (Joan) Bever, three sisters: Dorris (Bill) Barton, Jean (Vester) Huffines, and Carol (Bill) Smith; as well as numerous nieces and nephews, including Billy Barton, Janet Ditello, and Janice Lombardi.

June was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Eugene S. Kahler, and one son, Ronald Scrogham.

Graveside services will be Monday, April 19, 2021 at Oakwood Cemetery in Wilmington at 2:00 p.m.

Family and friend are encouraged to sign the online guest book, upload photographs, and share June’s memorial page by logging onto:

Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington (815) 476-2181 .

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