Henrietta June Faubion


(January 25, 2003)

Henrietta June Faubion, 75, died at the Powell Nursing Home Saturday, Jan. 25.

Funeral services are scheduled Thursday, Jan. 30 in the Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine, Neb.

She was born June 14, 1927, to Lloyd and Laura Kerr in Valentine, Neb. She was the oldest of five children and attended school at Ward School House on the North Table, north of Valentine.

She married LeeRoy H. Faubion, Sr. on June 24, 1944, and they were blessed with two children, Laura and LeeRoy.

June lived in Valentine, Neb., Martin, S.D., and Gordon, Neb., and worked various jobs in grocery stores and cafes. After her husband's death in 1984, she moved close to her children, locating in Douglas, Evanston and Powell.

Survivors include her son, LeeRoy Faubion and wife Marcia of Powell; brother Bill Kerr and wife Mary, brother Jerry Kerr and wife JoAnn and sister-in-law Mary Lou Kerr, all of Valentine, Neb.; son-in-law Orland (Sonny) Morsett of Douglas; and grandchildren Jonathan Faubion of Sunnyvale, Calif., Paula Fenton and husband Doug of Douglas, Lloyd Morsett and wife Stephanie of Silverthorn, Colo., Angela Morsett of Douglas and Gary Morsett's wife, Dawn, of Sommerset, Wisc.; 16 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, LeeRoy Faubion Sr.; daughter, Laura Morsett; two brothers, Jack and George Kerr; and two grandchildren, Gary Morsett and Carla Billings.

Family members will remember her as a loving wife, mother and grandmother. "June touched everyone with love and caring, and a few with a well-deserved right hook. She was a little woman who left a big hole."

Haskell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.