Vera June Kluge
February 12, 1918 ~ June 10, 2013
V. June Kluge
V. June Kluge, 95 of Edwardsville, passed away on Monday, June 10, 2013 at 11:48 AM at the home of her son in Austin, Texas.
June was born on February 12, 1918 in Wood River, IL the only child of the late Clay and Nora (Bilyeu) Overstreet.
She was a graduate of Miss Hickey's Secretarial School in St. Louis, MO. She held positions at Shell Oil Company, Madison County Highway Department and Calhoun County Construction Company. June was an international traveler with her favorite destinations being Ireland, Hungary, Tunisia and Havana, Cuba. She was a lifelong writer and published a number of juvenile short stories. In her later years she could be found daily at the Edwardsville Public Library and the Sacred Grounds Restaurant.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, William "Mooney" Hartman and Harry A. Kluge.
Surviving are her son, Philip Hartman of Austin, TX and her daughter, Ann Hartman Merrick of Des Plaines, IL; Grandsons, Joseph Merrick, Jesse Hartman and Daniel Merrick; Great grandson, Harvey Hartman.
Graveside services will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 1:00 PM at Sunnyside Cemetery in Sorento with Rev. Lin Brown officiating.
Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento is serving the family of V. June Kluge.
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