June A. Schlesinger


PAW PAW - June Adell Schlesinger, 82, of Paw Paw, passed away Sept. 11, 2018 at Prairie Crossing Living and Rehab Center in Shabbona.

Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Compton with Pastor Jeff Schlesinger officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14 at the church.

June was born Nov. 2, 1935 in Norway Township, Iowa to Ben and Irene (Witham) Sloter. She married Clifford W. Schlesinger on June 24, 1956 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Compton.

Survivors include her husband of Paw Paw; two children, Connie (Craig) Ganz of Mendota and David (Cindy) Schlesinger of Mendota; a daughter-in-law, Connie Schlesinger of Paw Paw; six grandchildren, Michelle (Terrie) Bauer, Jason (Jaime) Ganz, Stephanie Ganz, Diane (Michael) Reppin, Scott (fiancée Katie Wehrli) Schlesinger, and Jayde Schlesinger; five great-grandchildren, Allison and Alexis Bauer, Emerson and Oliver Ganz, and Connor Reppin; one brother, Rockwell (Mary Ann) Sloter of Mendota; and one sister, Annabelle Myers of Alberta, Canada.

She was preceded in death by one son, Ron Schlesinger and her parents.

June was a homemaker and farm wife. She worked at Del Monte during the summer packing season and ran the scale. She also worked as a manager at the Ogee Country Club in Paw Paw. She was active in several organizations including 4-H, where she served as leader, Paw Paw Red Hat Society and the Lee County Home Extension. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Compton.

Contributions in June’s memory may be directed to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Prairie Crossing Living and Rehab, or the Mendota Lutheran Home. Please visit www.TormanFuneralHome.com to sign the online guest book.

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