February 13, 1940 - November 14, 2021
June C. Maglasang, 81 years, of Saint Louis, MO, and formerly of Columbia, IL, passed away on November 14, 2021. She was born February 13, 1940, in Minneapolis, MN, daughter of the late Elmer and Grace, nee Clark, Volkmann. She was married to the late Dr. Edilberto F. Maglasang. They were married May 9, 1960, in East St. Louis, IL. He passed away January 16, 2017. June was special the day she was born. She was the first child to survive birth from a mother paralyzed with polio living in an iron lung. She was raised on the family dairy farm in Villard Minnesota and was an excellent student. She met Edilberto “Doc” Maglasang while attending nursing school in St. Louis. They married and raised 5 sons in Columbia. June also worked many years as a registered nurse at Doc’s family medical practice. She adored her family and was masterful at remembering birthdays and special events. She loved quilting, knitting and needlepoint creating keepsakes that she shared with family and friends. She and Doc enjoyed dancing and travel, especially when accompanied with dear friends. After retirement, they moved to St. Louis to be closer to family and made many new friends. She was a caring mother with a great spirit and her life made a difference. June had a full life and left this world even more special than when she arrived. Surviving are four sons, Edward (Elizabeth) Maglasang of Saint Louis, MO, Bob (Camille) Maglasang of Paducah, KY, David Maglasang of Sullivan, MO, and John Maglasang of Maplewood, MO; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild; brother, Clifford Volkmann of Glenwood, MN; two sisters, Vivian Reiss of Waterloo, IL, and Mary Moorash of Wellington, CT, along with other relatives and friends. She was also preceded in death by a son, Joe C. Maglasang. Visitation will be Monday, November 22, 2021, 10:00 am - 10:45 am, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 411 Palmer Road, Columbia, IL. A Funeral Mass will begin at 11:00 am, following the visitation, with Fr. Nicholas Fleming, officiating. In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests with gratitude that memorial contributions be directed to: Eugene Schorb - Immaculate Conception School Education Fund 411 Palmer Road, Columbia, IL 62236. For more information, please access our website, www.leesmanfuneralhome.com. Leesman Funeral Home, Columbia, IL, handled arrangements.
June C. Maglasang, 81 years, of Saint Louis, MO, and formerly of Columbia, IL, passed away on November 14, 2021. She was born February 13, 1940, in Minneapolis, MN, daughter of the late Elmer and Grace, nee Clark, Volkmann. She was married to... View Obituary & Service Information
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