June Heller (1931 — 2019)

June Heller, 87, of Defiance, passed away on Friday, May 31, 2019, at Kingsbury Place in Defiance.

She was born on June 16, 1931, to the late Ira and Cora (Belle) Belden in Renollet, Ohio. On Aug. 26, 1950, she married Davon “Pete” Heller, who preceded her in death on May 24, 1996.

June was an active and faithful member of St. John Lutheran Church in Defiance and she sang in the church choir at St. John Lutheran Church in Sherwood. She was a member of VFW in Sherwood, a lifetime member of Elks No. 147, and a former member of Eagles No. 372. June loved spending time with her family. She worked at Sears in Defiance, at Chief in Bryan, and was a home health aide. June will be sadly missed by her family and many good friends.

Doris is survived by her daughter, Deborah Ebaugh of Defiance; son, Doug (Cindy) Heller of Cecil; seven grandsons; and 14 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Davon “Pete” Heller, and her son, Darwin “Pete” Heller.

Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 7, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Donald L. Luhring officiating. Burial will follow the service at Sherwood Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Friends of Felines or Fort Defiance Humane Society. Online condolences can be given at www.Schafferfh.com.

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