June K. Kinney, 73, Milford, passed away Monday, June 5, at Goshen Hospital.
She was born to Kenneth and Opal Nicolai June 18, 1943, in Syracuse. She graduated from Syracuse High School.
In 1987, she married Donald Kinney in Milford.
June worked off and on as a waitress at the 6 & 15 diner since the 1960s. She was a social butterfly and really enjoyed working with people. June loved her two dogs, Susie and Star, and spending time outside on the porch with a view of her roses. She also liked to read and sew. June was a member of the Solomon's Creek United Methodist Church and the American Legion Ladies' Auxiliary in Syracuse.
June is survived by her husband, Don Kinney; a daughter, Dawn Sheets; four stepchildren, Cindy (Doug) Scott, Donald (Chris) Kinney Jr., Kevin (Janet) Kinney, and Cathy (Michael) Hawkins; 17 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and five siblings, Gene Nicolai, Donna Borkholder, Stanley Nicolai, Lowell Nicolai and Betty Hostetler.
She was preceded in death by a stepson, Robert Scott Kinney.
Family and friends will be received from 2 p.m. until the 6 p.m. funeral service Friday, June 9, at Mishler Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Milford. June will be laid to rest at Solomon's Creek Cemetery, Benton.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Kosciusko County Humane Society.
Mishler Funeral Home and Cremation Center is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be given at www.mishlerfhcc.com.
Published on  June 7, 2017