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June Mary Stromberg

July 19, 1925 — September 4, 2014

June Mary Stromberg of Seaside died September 4, 2014 in The Dalles, Oregon she was 89. June was born on July 19, 1925 in Jamestown, North Dakota to Thomas and Florence (Rusch) Joyce. She married Alton Stromberg on October 8, 1943. They were married almost 71 years and had four children, three of whom survive. Daughters; Kathleen Murphy of Simi Valley, CA, Diane Stromberg and Tom Gravelle of Portland, OR, and Sally (Daryl) Horn of Husum, WA, Son Michael died in 2000. Five grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. June, Alton and family resided in Vancouver, WA for 46 years before moving to Seaside, OR in 1991. June graduated from The Evergreen State College and was with Clark College in Vancouver for 23years where she directed the Child Development Center. She retired in 1987. She and her husband Alton did volunteer work both in Vancouver and Seaside. They received the Governor's Award for Volunteerism for their work with Parents Anonymous in Vancouver, WA. In Seaside they served as Ombudsman for Long Term Care for 7 years. June served with Alton as an on call chaplain for the Providence Seaside Hospital. They also served for 6 years on the Archbishops Permanent Deaconite Board in Portland, OR. She was elected three time to the Board of Directors for the Sunset Empire Park and Recreation District, served on the advisory board for the Community and Senior Center, and served many years on the North Coast Senior Service Advisory Board. She was a member of the AAUW branch of Seaside and worked in many ways for the branch and also on some political campaigns. She also volunteered at the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry and was the secretary for the Seaside Conference. She belonged to the American Legion Auxiliary and was a member of ENCORE for several years and taught writing classes for the seniors. She very much enjoyed volunteer work. June also enjoyed her involvement at the Seaside pool. She loved living in Seaside and enjoyed long walks on the prom. Reading was a favorite hobby of Junes and she belonged to the AAUW Book Club and always enjoyed participating in that. She loved family gathering and involvement with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She and her husband loved to dance and did so for many years on Saturday nights at the Elks. She was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Seaside. A memorial service is planned and will be published at a later date. Memorial contributions can be made to AAUW Seaside Branch or The Seaside Food Bank in memory of June.
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