June B. Ultican
June B. Ultican, age 84, of Pickerington, Ohio, died peacefully Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at Tuscany Gardens in Pataskala. She was affectionately known as "Miss June" in the Pickerington area. Born June 8, 1928 in Wellsburg, WV to the late Samuel & Genevieve (Heiner) Zonker.
June was a retired public school teacher of 30 years. Her range of teaching spanned the years of elementary to High School Business teacher. She ended her public school career as a Vocational Business Supervisor at R.G. Drage Career Center in Massillon, OH. She continued her love of education by opening and running her own Miss June's Learning Center in Reynoldsburg and Pickerington for 15 years. She was passionate for her love of children and getting the learning process started early for the students at her learning centers.
June is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Ervin Ultican; daughter, Kris Keitch; son, Kreg (Chris) Ultican, all of Pickerington; grandchildren, Kent (Kylie) Keitch, Kaleen (Will) Keitch Rutherford, Dustin, Derek, Danielle & Drew Ultican; great-grandchildren, Kadyn & Konnor Keitch, and Henry Rutherford; brother, Clyde (Joanne) Zonker; sister, Beverly Collin; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by son-in-law, Frank Keitch.
Friends may visit 5-8 pm Friday at the DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 550 Hill Road N. (St. Rt. #256), Pickerington, where funeral service will be held 10:30 am Saturday, with the Chaplain Clarice Yoder officiating. Interment will follow at Violet Cemetery. Friends who wish may contribute to the Alzheimer's Association, 1379 Dublin Rd., Columbus OH 43215 in her memory. Online condolences at www.spencefuneralhome.com
(Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home & Crematory Service, 614-837-7126, RC 12-20-12)