Obituaries

June Ruth Fish

June 7, 1934 - May 26, 2022

June FishJune R. Fish, age 87, of Batavia, IL passed away Thursday, May 26, 2022. She was born June 7, 1934, in Keokuk, Iowa and was raised most of her life in Kahoka, MO; the daughter of Ralph and Louise (Fulton) Hill.

June was a longtime resident of Geneva before moving to the Holmstad in Batavia.  She made numerus friends which she enjoyed her “birthday lunch bunch” and attending many musical theaters throughout Chicagoland. June loved nothing more than being around family and friends especially her seven nieces and two nephews. She was a teacher at several levels of education for many years and was highly regarded by her students.  Her most recent position before retiring was teaching English and Spanish speaking students at Elgin Community College. Repeatedly, she received accolades from her students for her caring approach and assisting them to learn a new language. 

She is survived by her children; Stephen (Jane) Fish of Barrington, IL, and David (Terri) Fish of Bentonville, AR; four grandchildren, Ryan Fish, Dr. Amelia Fish, Andrew Fish, and Mary Grace (Michael) Shaw; and her former husband and friend John Fish. 

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her two sisters, Ann Bourn and Mary Parsons.   

A graveside service will be held 3:00 P.M. Saturday, October 1, 2022, at the Kahoka, MO Cemetery

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