June Annette Breckon, 80, of Elgin, died Aug. 18, 2002, at a La Grande care center.
Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Elgin Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dedication of the grave will be at the Elgin Cemetery. Visitations will be at the church in Elgin Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
June was born on June 14, 1922, to Charlotta Milissa Springer and William Allen Gutridge in Baker City. She married Clayton Breckon at Seattle, Wash., on Jan. 1, 1942. She moved to Elgin 25 years ago from Eugene.
She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and for the last 20 years attended the Elgin Ward. She enjoyed making dolls and doll clothes, needlepoint, crocheting, quilt making, reading and she could beat her husband, Clayton, at Scrabble.
Survivors include her husband of Elgin; children, William Breckon of Redmond, Wash., Clayton Breckon of Phoenix, Ariz., Dale and Denise Breckon of Renton, Wash., Michael Breckon of Ogden, Utah, Jerry Breckon of Boise and Mary Lee and Mark Sweet of Nampa, Idaho; a brother, Edgar Gutridge of Baker City; 23 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Alice Esgate, Francis Craig, Margaret West, Delbert Gutridge and June Breckon; and brothers, Wayne Gutridge, Delbert Gutridge and William Gutridge.
The Loveland Funeral Chapel of La Grande is in charge of arrangements.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, August 23, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor