BLOOMINGTON - June Hallam March, 85, of 2025 E. Lincoln St., Bloomington, formerly of Randolph, died at 9:33 a.m. Thursday (May 31, 2007) at Martin Health Center, Bloomington.
Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington, with Pastor Peggy Vogelsinger officiating. Burial will be in Blooming Grove Cemetery, Bloomington. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the memorial home.
Memorials may be made to Second Presbyterian Church building fund.
She was born April 4, 1922, at Bloomington, daughter of George Corwin and Ida Orendorff Cruikshank. She married Dick J. Hallam on April 5, 1942, at Bloomington. He died Sept. 4, 1958. She married H. Allan March on June 5, 1959, at Bloomington. He died March 10, 1999.
Surviving is three daughters, Janet (Larry) Kwasigroh and Ann (Ron) Roop, both of Normal; and Cynthia Bach, Cordova, Tenn.; two stepsons, Mark and Trent March, both of Los Angeles, Calif.; two stepdaughters, Deb (Denny) Deterding, Bloomington, and Sharon (Steve) Dambold, Normal; eight grandchildren, Kimberly (David) Burke, Russell (Jennifer) Kwasigroh, Tony (Samantha) Kwasigroh, James "Cory" (Jennifer) Roop, Kathryn (Mike) Quesnel, Rebecca (James) Bolin, Joe (Tracy) Tyner and Andy (Valerie) Dambold; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Her parents preceded her in death.
She was a lifelong member of Second Presbyterian Church, Bloomington.
She was a direct descendant of the Orendorff and Cruikshank pioneer families, which were some of the first settlers in McLean County, south of Bloomington. She attended the one-room school at Cotton's Timber south of Randolph and graduated from University High School in Normal in 1940.
Mrs. March had worked as a secretary at State Farm Insurance Cos. from 1940-1945 and later assisted her husbands with farming, retiring in 1985.