Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

October 29, 2013

June C. Higgins, 86

December 25, 1926 – October 24, 2013

Greensburg Daily News

Greensburg — June C. Higgins, 86, of Lawton, Okla., passed away on Thursday, October 24, 2013, at the Comanche County Memorial Hospital in Lawton.

Born December 25, 1926, in New Castle, she was the daughter of Edward W. and Iona L. (Goodwin) Shoop.  

She worked for M & J Distributors of Indianapolis prior to her retirement.  She later worked as a lay minister at her church.

She was married first to Charles L. Veerkamp and he preceded her in death on December 18, 1972.  She then married Michael J. Higgins and he preceded her in death on January 29, 2001.

She is survived by three sons, Paul D. Veerkamp, Michael A. Veerkamp, Daniel P. Veerkamp; one daughter, Theresa L. Williamson and one brother, Edward W. Shoop.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands; one son, Patrick Veerkamp; one daughter, Marida Plumhoff; two sisters, Barbara Kennedy and Dorothy Deeds.

Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, November 3, at the Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home. 

Funeral Services will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, November 4, at the St. Mary's Catholic Church, with Rev. John Meyer officiating.

Interment will be held in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.

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