June Rose Good
June Rose Allard was born June 17, 1924, in Washabaugh County, the oldest of six children born to Carl and Della (Weisenberger) Allard. Rose attended the Pleasant Hill grade school, then high school in Wanblee and Interior. She graduated from Interior in 1944.
June Rose took her basics in Aberdeen, and joined a government program as a nurse cadet traveling by train to Milesville, Montana, where she took her training as a registered nurse from Catholic nuns. She graduated in May 1947, and started working at the Valentine, Nebraska, hospital.
June met and married Glen Calvin Good on December 20, 1947 and to this union were born two children Adelia Mae of July 22, 1956, and a son Kevin Glen on November 5, 1961. They lived on a farm-ranch in the vicinity of the Norris-Blackpipe community, but Rose continued working at Valentine.
June Rose stayed at home to raise her family until school age, then moved into Martin so their children could attend school, going to the country on weekends.
June worked at numerous hospitals including Bennett County Hospital in Martin. The last five years of her career were spent on the Rosebud Reservation at the Indian Health Hospital in the emergency room until her retirement at the age of 70. Her husband Glen preceded her in death on September 25, 1996.
Glen and June traveled to many parts of the United States. June loved horses and had a special dachshund named Heide. She was a very talented artist, painting and drawing many unique items.
Family that mourns her death are her children Adelia "Dede" Cuka and her husband Doug of Wagner, and Kevin Good of Black Hawk; two granddaughters Vicky Cuka who is attending college in Texas, and Alisha (Good) Salinas and her husband Adam, who is attending college in Utah; one great-grandson Daxton Dean Salinas; two brothers Carl William Allard of Norris, and Allan Allard of Longvalley; one sister Ardys Ladely and her husband Floyd of Longvalley; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Gene Allard and families; and a host of other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband Glen, June Rose was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers Ernest and Gene Allard; and a niece Victoria Ladely.
Visitation will be held from 8:30 a.m. until the time of service on Friday.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. MDT Friday, October 5, at the American Legion Hall in Martin, with Father Bryan Sorensen officiating.
Interment will be held 3:00 p.m. CDT, Friday, October 5, at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Valentine, Nebraska.
A memorial is established.
Arrangements are with the Rush Funeral Home of Philip.