June A (Dawson) Jerred, age 84, of Clare, passed away at home on Saturday, January 18, surrounded by her family. She was born the daughter of Silas and Bertha (Zauel) Dawson on June 26, 1929 on the farm where she lived her entire life. June married Robert Jerred on August 6, 1960 and he survives her. She had been a cook at Schaeffer’s Restaurant in Clare for over 30 years. June was a member of the Clare United Methodist Church, had served as the Grant Twp. Treasurer, worked as a Township pollster and census taker, had been a Girl Scout leader and a 4-H leader.
Survivors include her husband Robert, children, Richard and Kathleen Jerred, Virginia and DJ Lloyd, Susan and Kevin Junge, and Priscilla and Michael Zastrow, all of Clare. Also surviving are six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Louis and Dale Dawson and sisters, Edna Woodhams and Viola Bennett.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 23, at 11:00 AM at the Clare United Methodist church with Pastor John Kasper officiating. Burial will be in the Cherry Grove Cemetery in Clare. Friends may meet with June’s family at the Clare chapel of Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM.