June Bryan, (nee Shannon), age 91, of Portage, IN, passed away on Saturday,
May 16, 2015.
Katie was born in
Whiting, IN on June 6, 1923. She was a graduate of Whiting High School,
Class of 1941. She retired from E. J. and E. Railroad in 1980 after 36 years
of service. She enjoyed traveling, beach time, Square Dancing, reading, and
spending time with her family.
Katie was preceded
in death by her beloved husband of 68 years, Kenneth “Pop” Bryan, her
parents, Elmer and Catherine Shannon, brother, Albert Shannon, sisters,
Hazel Moore, Betty Garnett, and grandson, Joshie. She is survived by sons,
Josh (Barb) Bryan of Portage, Kit (Paula) Bryan of Miller, and Keith Bryan
of Portage; 6 grandchildren, Kit, Cathy, Laura, Zack, Jake, and Casey; 6
great-grandchildren, Jack, Tristen, Blake, Gianna, Madison, and Jenna;
special niece, Lynn (Roger) Fontenot; great-niece, Tracy (Jay) Frederick and
son, J. R.; many other loving nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service
will be held on Thursday, May 21, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. at Burns Funeral Home,
701 E. 7th St., Hobart, IN. Pastor Tom Shannahan, officiating.
Friends may visit
with Katie’s family at Burns Funeral Home on Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00
p.m., time of service.