June Forret Obituary

June Juanita Forret
June Forret
June Juanita Forret

June 10, 1915 - January 10, 2005
Born in Cooper, IA
Resided in Waukee, IA
  • Contat Us
  • Guestbook
  • Photos
  • Services
  • Send Flowers


June Juanita Forret, 89, of Waukee, died Sunday, January 9, 2005 at Valley Regional Medical Center in Brownsville, Texas. Memorial services will be Monday, January 17, at 11:00 AM at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Waukee. Visitation will be 3 – 6 PM Sunday, January 16th at St. Boniface Catholic Church with a rosary at 5:30 PM. Private inurnment will be held at a later date.

June, daughter of Leslie and Bessie Griswold was born June 10, 1915 at Cooper, Iowa. She was a graduate of Cooper High School and the University of Iowa with degrees in Home Economics and English. She taught in various locations in Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana. June married Francis Jacob Forret on February 7, 1945. They lived on the Forret family farm prior to moving to Waukee in 1990.

June was a member of Women’s Club, Friendship Circle, and Legion and V.F.W. Auxiliaries and was an active member of Plus 50 Club. Following college graduation eight close friends formed a Round Robin group that held reunions yearly for 50+ years and corresponded several times throughout each of these years. June and Francis enjoyed traveling in the United States, and as members of Friendship Force to England, Germany, New Zealand, and Australia. They have enjoyed winters in South Padre Island, Texas for the past ten years.

June is survived by husband Francis, daughters Juanita (Ray) Bosma of Buffalo Center, Iowa, Marlene (Gerald) Erpelding of Westminster, Maryland, grandchildren Tricia, Paul and Wife Marissa, Kristen, Todd and Wife Sheela, and Scott, and great granddaughters Murielle and Lela, as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Gordon and infant sister, Jean Elizabeth.

Memorials may be given to St. Boniface Catholic Church or your favorite Charity in June’s name.





St. Boniface Catholic Church
1200 Warrior Lane
Waukee, IA 50263
Sunday, January 16, 2005
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
- Show more -
St. Boniface Catholic Church
1200 Warrior Lane
Waukee, IA 50263
Monday, January 17, 2005
11:00 AM