June Haskin

June Mabel Haskin, 91, of Winthrop, passed away January 4, 2023. 

A Memorial Service is planned for May 2023.

Interment will be alongside her husband, LeRoy W. Haskin, at Fort Snelling in Bloomington. 

June Mabel Haskin was born at 7:30 p.m. at home on May 2, 1931, to Arthur and Irene (Kuhnke) Jasmer in Bartlett Township, Todd County. June and her ten siblings grew up on a dairy and grain farm near Staples. June was confirmed on June 4, 1944, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Staples. She attended country school through elementary, then she and her sister, Iris, stayed in Staples during the school year to attend high school. They worked at the St. Charles Hotel in Staples in exchange for meals and lodging.

June was united in marriage to Warren LeRoy Haskin on July 12, 1949. LeRoy, his father and brother, Byron, all operated the Shell gas station in Staples. In 1962, LeRoy and June bought the Texaco service station in Winthrop, moving the family south. LeRoy died July 29, 1986.

June worked for Fingerhut Industries in Gaylord as a line supervisor and the Winthrop School District as a teacher’s aide and office assistant. She talked fondly about her time at the school and the many teachers she admired.

June and LeRoy were members of a 500-card club that met monthly during the winter. Both were active in the community theatre group in the 1960s and 70’s. June directed the play “Barefoot in the Park”. She was very involved with her church, serving on most boards and teaching Sunday school. June became active in the Republican party in the mid-1960s through the 80’s. She worked on state and national campaigns, helping candidates with their elections. June loved her home and took great care in decorating and upgrading it. She also enjoyed wearing fashionable clothing.

June is survived by three children, Deborah (Bruce) Wilhelm of Winthrop, Rae Karty-Haskin (Chester Karty) of Fort Meyers, FL and Terry (Jon) Riggs of Fairmont; five grandchildren, Tanya (Jeff) Wiebold, Kolann Wilhelm, Tyler Karty, Adam Karty and Benjamin (Katie) Connerton Riggs; three great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Mark (Patti) Jasmer; two sisters-in-law, Joretta Jasmer and Joann Jasmer; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

June was preceded in death by her parents; husband, LeRoy; nine siblings, Roger Jasmer, Dorothy (Richard) Polkinghorn, Betty Beard, Iris (Lester) Swanson, Virgil (Joann) Jasmer, Arthur (Nora) Jasmer, Rose (Ted) Deitrick, Larry (Joretta) Jasmer and Dennis Jasmer.

Arrangements by Dalin-Hantge Funeral Chapel, Winthrop. Online obituaries and guest book available at www.hantge.com

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