June E. (Keller) Beiswanger

June 22, 1938-Dec. 3, 2023


June Evelyn entered this world at home in New Market on June 22, 1938. She was the eldest of seven children, born to James Harold and Doris T. (Sarjent) Keller. She left her earthly home on Dec. 3, 2023, at Lafayette.

June was a graduate of New Market High School and still looked forward to monthly lunches with her fellow classmates.

Her first marriage was to Charles Cloncs and they were the parents of three children. They divorced and she later married William Beiswanger of Francesville, Indiana on July 28, 1979. He passed Dec. 28, 2017.

She was employed with New Market and Southmont food service for several years; she then worked for Coast to Coast Hardware Distribution Warehouse in Crawfordsville. She retired from Kroger East in Crawfordsville. She loved working her various jobs, meeting people and considered them friends.

June was a member of New Market First Baptist Church since childhood. She enjoyed her church family and helped with many church activities in her younger years.

Her hobbies included traveling to all 50 states and three cruises, reading, cooking, baking, canning and freezing. She loved to prepare family member’s favorite foods for holidays and get togethers.

She is survived by son Brian (Debora) Cloncs of Crawfordsville; daughter Donna (Joe) Aldridge of Avon; grandsons, Zachary (Beth) Aldridge of Greenwood and Sean Aldridge of Strasburg, Colorado; great-grandsons, Luke, Logan and Liam Aldridge of Greenwood; brothers, James (Marilyn) Keller of Lake Holiday, David Keller of Crawfordsville and Carl (Mitzi) Keller of New Market; sister Thelma Foster of Crawfordsville; and three nieces and six nephews and their families.

June is also survived by step-daughters, Jayne (Peter) Jackson of Westfield and Camilla (Bill) Amsler of Francisville; step-grandchildren, Andrew (Joy) Fritz, Adam Fritz, Katie Depoy, Amanda (Alex) Cosgray, Beckham (Kate) Amsler, Brandon (Brooke) Amsler and Zachary Jackson; step-great-grandchildren, Sunny Fritz, Kylie, Kegan, Aleah and Amelia Depoy and Willow, Iris and Samuel Cosgray.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Doris Keller; infant sister Janet Elaine; brother John Ed Keller; son Randy J. Cloncs; and grandson Alexander James Cloncs.

June asked to be cremated with a celebration of life at a later date. Sanders Priebe Funeral Care is assisting the family.

If you wish to contribute to a memorial, please consider New Market Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 346, New Market, IN 47965 or New Market First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 87, New Market, IN 47965 or the charity of your choice. Share memories and condolences at www.SandersFuneralCare.com.

June’s final message to family and friends: “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. Laugh when you think of the fun we had and the memories we made. Cherish our heartfelt moments as you proceed on your journey through life. Love you all bunches, June.”