June <I>Cranney</I> Monson

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June Cranney Monson

Birth
Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Death 25 Jul 2014 (aged 95)
Utah, USA
Burial Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 133359735 · View Source
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Early Life: June was born June 14, 1919, in Ogden, Utah, to Frank Philander and Eliza Jane Kingston Cranney. She was the youngest of twelve children. She lived on a ranch in Star Valley, Wyoming, for a big part of her early years. In 1937, she graduated from Brigham Young High School in Provo, Utah; she also attended Brigham Young University.
Life's Work/Service/Interests: June met Jesse H. Monson who had served as a LDS missionary with her brother, Dick. On September 18, 1940, they were married in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Following their marriage, Jess and June lived in various places around the country due to Jess serving in the military. They finally settled in Pleasant Grove, Utah, in 1946, after having moved seventeen times within five years. Jess founded a successful insurance business with June working by his side. They made many dear and lasting friendships over the years. Jess and June had been married for 63 years when Jess passed away on October 4, 2003. June was an avid quilter and made beautiful quilts for each of her children and grandchildren. She served faithfully in many callings in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints throughout the years. Her family and Church are the most important parts of her life. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother and was always so helpful and caring to everyone. June Cranney Monson, of Pleasant Grove, Utah, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 25, 2014. She was 95 years old.
Survived By: Her six children: Tom (Mary), twins, Mary Evans (Dean) & Martha Craghead (Bob); Judy Turpin (Ed), Becky Palmer (Mike, deceased), Jodi Bezzant (Howard); 33 grandchildren, 73 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded In Death By: Her parents, her husband, two granddaughters: Elena Palmer, Carrie Evans Andersen; and all eleven siblings.
Services: Timpanogos Sixth Ward Chapel
Mortuary: Olpin Family Mortuary
Obituary: Olpin Family Mortuary | July 2014
Bio compiled by: AnnieDuckettHundley



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  • Created by: Annie Duckett Hundley
  • Added: 26 Jul 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 133359735
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for June Cranney Monson (14 Jun 1919–25 Jul 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 133359735, citing Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Annie Duckett Hundley (contributor 47394373) .