June R. Trudell, 72, of Midland passed away on February 11, 2021 at MidMichigan Medical Center. She was born on August 25, 1948 to Robert and Marjorie (Doak) Trudell. She was the middle child out of the first set of triplets in Tawas. She was married to her former husband and best friend, George Brendly.
June worked as a cashier for Kroger for over 37 years. She was everyone’s favorite cashier and was awarded cashier of the year 15 times. June was a member of the Evangelical Free Church where she was very involved and was part of the Royal Family Kids Camp, went on mission trips and volunteered her time to MDA Telethon, Project Red and other amazing charities. June loved to spend time with her family especially her grandchildren. When she wasn’t with her grandchildren, she was up at Jane’s farm working in the garden and riding on the six-wheeler.
June is survived by her daughter, Tamara (Brian) Ashlock, son, Kevin Brendly, and grandchildren, Mia, Graysen, Wesley, Cecelia and Danneel. She is also survived by her siblings, Jane, (Russ) Nelkie, Jean Frank, Sharon Whitko and Cheryl (Rick) Jones.
A memorial visitation will be held at Smith-Miner Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a memorial fund in her name to be set up at a later date to continue her kind spirit and generosity throughout the community.
A memorial for June to celebrate her life will be held at a later date.
Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Trudell family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com.