Merillat-Goble, June

Written by David Green.

June L. Merillat-Goble, 66, of Hudson, Mich., died Sept. 16, 1921, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich.

She was born Sept. 13, 1946, in Hudson, the daughter of Marion A. and Lenore E. (Grant) Merillat.  

June graduated from Hudson Area Schools in 1964 and was previously employed at the Ypsilanti Post Office. She was also a self-employed beautician and was the owner/operator of the Golden G. Christian Bookstore in Hudson. She enjoyed quilting, painting and her pets.

June is survived by one son, Paul Goble of Jackson, Mich.; her mother, Lenore Merillat of Hudson; two sisters, Janet Cromer of Ypsilanti, Mich., and Joan Cromer of Milan, Mich.; two brothers, Steve Merillat of Osseo, Mich., and Mark (and Rebecca) Merillat of Pittsford, Mich.; and one granddaughter, Jordan Elizabeth Howell.

She was preceded in death by her father and two brothers, Timothy and Samuel, in infancy. 

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at Eagle Funeral Home in Hudson, with Pastor John Rath officiating. Interment will follow in Lime Creek Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. Thursday.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hudson First Baptist Church or to the family.

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