Photo: June/Sterling/Morris/1937-2021

June D. Sterling, 84 of Verona passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Park Point in Morris, Monday October 11, 2021. Born June 14, 1937, in Gardner, she was the daughter of Alfred and Christiana Olsen.

She graduated from Mazon High School in 1956 and married her high school sweetheart, Jerry Snyder, November 25, 1957. They had three children; Jeff (Jackie) Snyder, Susan (Pat) Carey, and Jim (Melissa) Snyder. Jerry preceded her death in 1980.

On April 10, 1982, she married Rick Sterling. He had three children; Val (Tony) Frazier, Lance (Jen) Sterling, and Camie Johnson. With their blended families they were blessed with 19 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Grandma June loved her babies all the way up to the end.

She enjoyed trips in their camper and loved to cook and bake for her family. She was a member of Sacred Heart Church in Kinsman.

She was also preceded in death by 5 sisters; Chris, Gert, Anna, Edith, and Katherine and 2 brothers; Hugo and Halger; and her daughter-in-law Jackie Snyder.

A visitation will be held Saturday October 16, 2021, from 9:30 am to 11:00 am at Sacred Heart Church in Kinsman. A mass will follow at 11:00 am officiated by Abbot Philip Davey. Burial will be held at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Morris.

Memorials can be made in her name to your favorite nursing home.

An online guestbook has been created for the family, where you may sign the guestbook, share memories and photographs.  You may visit our website at  Arrangements have been entrusted with the U. C. Davis-Callahan Funeral Home located at 301 West Washington Street, Morris, Illinois 60450.