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Idaho State Journal, 11/30/01
SODA SPRINGS — June Donnell Swain, 84, of Soda Springs, passed away Wednesday, November
28, 2001, at the Caribou Memorial Living Center. She was born June 24, 1917, at
Montpelier, Idaho, the daughter of Stanley and Helen Petersen Huff.
June married Paul Swain June 13, 1934, at Grays Lake. Mr. Swain passed away August 28,
In her youth she lived at Grays Lake until 1950, moving to Soda Springs, where she had
since resided. She attended school in Grays Lake. She had worked for J.C. Penney, Soda
Springs Sheet Metal and Mackenzie Electric.
June was a member of the Soda Springs LDS Eighth Ward. She was also a member of the Royal
Neighbors. Her hobbies included yard work, crocheting, reading and watching baseball.
June is survived by two sons and one daughter, Larry K. and Marilyn Swain, Emmett, Idaho,
Roger H. and Colleen Swain and Norma A. Walker, all of Soda Springs; also surviving are
six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Toni Janovitz, Fairfield,
Calif., and Frankie and Ross Niffenegger, Suisun, Calif. She was preceded in death by her
parents, her husband, a grandson, Cory Swain, and a great-grandson, Adam Carpenter.
Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, December 1 at noon at the Hooper LDS
Chapel. Friends may call at the Hooper chapel on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery. Services are under the direction of the Sims