June 19, 1943 - August 28, 2021
June Ann Craig, 78, of Waterville, passed away Saturday, August 28, 2021. She was born June 19, 1943 in Humphrey, Nebraska to Nicholas Batliner and Florence (Leffers) Batliner. June and her family came from Humphrey, Nebraska to Orondo by train during the war in 1944. She attended school in Orondo and East Wenatchee. June and Bobby Craig were married at Couer d’Alene, Idaho on August 23, 1958 and made their first home in Orondo and raised three children together. They later moved to Waterville in 1980. June worked many years for Auvil Fruit and when she retired she enjoyed canning and food preservation. She loved teaching all who wanted to learn the art of canning. She also enjoyed volunteering at the NCW Fair in the canning booth. June was a very giving person who loved people and loved to serve. She reflected her love for her Lord and heart through her serving. People that came to know June, quickly referred to her as Grandma June and became part of the family. Everyone she met was truly welcomed and loved by her. She brought us all together. June is survived by her sister Maxine Melcher; her daughter, Pamela M. Abutbol (Dan Augustson); two sons, Daniel D. (Teresa) Craig and Donald L. (Filena) Craig; six grandchildren, Shy Ann (Kyle) White, Ashley N. (Nicholas) Batten, Nicholas S. (Leigha) Craig, and Callie L. Craig; six great grandchildren, Maddelyn Gibbs, Olivia Gibbs, Todd Batten, Samantha Batten, Rachel Batten and Evangeline White. She was preceded in death by her husband Bobby Craig; parents Nicholas and Florence Batliner, and her sisters Gloria Hinderer and Darlene Fry. A celebration of life will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Friday, September 17, 2021 at Calvary Crossroads Church, 1301 Maple Street, Wenatchee. Concluding services a gathering of friends and family will meet for a luncheon. A burial will follow at the Orondo Cemetery at 2:30 PM.
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