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June Elaine Norma Kuhl Thurston

Please join the family of June Elaine Norma Kuhl Thurston, 94, who died peacefully Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, at Windmill Manor, Coralville, for a celebration of life on Monday, Nov. 16, at Christ the King Lutheran Church, Iowa City, at 1:30 p.m. The family will greet friends from noon until service time.
June was born June 28, 1921, to Margaret A. Behrs and Dewey J. Cotant in Davenport. June graduated in 1939 from Davenport High School. She married Vernon Kuhl in 1942. They are the parents of Gerry Kuhl (Marilu) of North Liberty, Jacqualyn Hueser (Gerry) of Mission, Texas, and Diana Hermann (Kevin) of Eldridge.
June worked on the family farm with Vernon. After they divorced, she was an office worker for Job Service of Iowa and Rock Island Arsenal Federal Community Credit Union. She enjoyed traveling, playing euchre and 500, and Lutheran women’s groups. She was a 60-year member of Pythian Sisters (Eldridge Temple).
June later married and divorced Robert Thurston.
June is survived by her three children, six grandchildren (Matthew, Daniel, Anita, Tom, Corey, Craig), several great-grandchildren, and one niece. She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister Marguerite Rock, and both husbands.
The family requests no flowers, and that memorials be directed to Park View Lutheran Church (Eldridge), Christ the King Organ Fund, or the Scott County Humane Society.
Burial of cremains will occur summer, 2016. Halligan, McCabe Devries is assisting the family.