DeForest- June Isabel (Burgess) Myklebust, age 87, passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at her apartment in DeForest, WI. She was born on June 5,1933 in Johnson County, IL to Cleve L. and Lyla (Brauscum) Burgess.
June led an active life serving in the Navy and raising three children. She retired from the Post Office after a rewarding career.
June started Square Dancing in 1971 and was still attending dance through February 2020. Square and Round Dancing was a large part of her life. She was instrumental in starting 2 dance clubs and was a member of Legacy & ECCO. June created the State of Wisconsin Square Dance Quilt and was a major contributor on the 2nd quilt that was completed and displayed for the 1st time at the Springfield MA NSCD in 2015. For over 20 years, June and Bob represented Wisconsin at the National Square Dance Convention. She was inducted into the Wisconsin Square Dance Hall of Fame in 2016.
June is survived by her two sons, Richard (Sue) Anderson of FL, Jefferey (Yeni) Anderson of WI; stepson, Greg Jansen of WI; grandchildren, Joshua Anderson, Lindsey (Carmelo) Alfano, Whitney (Nate) Schraan from WI; great grandchildren, Millie Alfano, Emerald Schraan, Hayden, Aleece Jansen of WI; sister, Ann Martin Henderson of NV; brothers, CL Burgess of OK and Mark Burgess of Iowa.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bob Dahnert and daughter Dianna Zeweifel.
The family gives special thanks to the staff and volunteers of Agrace Hospice Care as well as Parkside Assisted Living for their exceptional care of both June and family members during a difficult time.
A Celebration of June's Life will be held at 1:00 pm on June 5, 2021 at Norway Grove Cemetery, 820 River Road, DeForest.
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