ROCK-INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – BRAHAM
June Walberg-Cruz, of Florida, formerly of Braham, MN; passed away on October 4, 2016 in Florida . She was 65 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 4:00 pm on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at the Braham Evanglical Lutheran Church with Rev. Rich Chronis officiating.
MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
June Marion Walberg-Cruz was born June 16, 1951 to Stanley and Evelyn (Gray) Walberg in Braham, Minnesota. June was baptized and confirmed at St. Stephens Lutheran Church in Braham. After graduating from Braham High School, June attended St. Cloud Beauty School.
After beauty school, June began a career in restaurant management. In 2000, June began her Costco career in St. Louis Park, MN as a bakery employee. She transferred to the Naples, FL location in 2002 and became a bakery supervisor. After many years of commuting, she transferred to the Fort Myers location and then eventually she became the bakery manager at the Estero location until May of 2015 when she stepped down to become a cashier. In August of 2015, June had to step away from her Costco career after she was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer.
In her free time, June loved to travel and entertain friends. She enjoyed going to the casino, getting her hair and nails done, and spending time with her dogs, Chickee and Gigi. June passed away peacefully on October 4, 2016 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law surrounded by family and loved ones. She was loved by all who knew her and she touched many lives. After her diagnosis, she continued to live life to the fullest with courage and tenacity never giving up or letting it drag her down. In the eyes of her family, she beat cancer.
June is preceded in death by her father Stanley Walberg and brother Gerald Walberg.
June is survived by her husband Ruben Cruz; mother Evelyn Walberg; sister Gloria Walberg (Larry Burlew); children, Jeret Fredlund (Dawn) and Jody Kervran (Remy); step-children, Armondo, Jessica, and Robert Cruz (Ariel); niece Nicole Houle (Andy); grandchildren, Amanda and Carrie Fredlund; step-grandchildren, Sophia, Armando, Anthony, and Miyah Cruz; great nephew Skylar Spencer; along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.