Violet “June” Shepard died Sunday, March 6, 2011. She was 85.
Born in Mederyville, Ind. on June 7, 1925, she was the daughter of Harry
Byers and Mabel Byers-Anderson, who proceeded her in death.
She is survived by children Linda Wheatman, Roy Shepard, and David Shepard
(wife Carol), all of Chesterton; six grandchildren; and seven
She was also preceeded in death by husband Jack Shepard, son Ronald Wayne
Shepard, daughter Tina Marie Shepard, sister Luella Mae Alkire and brother
Damon Eugene Byers.
June retired from Culver Academies, where she worked in the Food Service
Department. She was a member of the Culver VFW Ladies Auxiliary and Wesley
United Methodist Church.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. EST on Friday March 11, at Odem Funeral
Home, Culver. Funeral services will be at the Wesley United Methodist Church
on Saturday, March 12 at 10 a.m. EST, with Pastor Larry Saunders
officiating. Burial will follow at Independence Cemetery in Medaryville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Marshall County Humane Society.