Dolores Kuebler1930 - 2018
Dolores June Kuebler age 88 of Belknap Township
passed away at home on December 12, 2018.
She was born in Rogers City, Michigan on June 9, 1930
to John and Margaret (Zempel) Wirgau.
Dolores, who preferred to go by her middle name, June, was lovingly
called “Neen” by her grandchildren and “Juney” or “Nooney” by her
best friend, lifelong partner and husband of over 69 years, Henry “Buck”
Kuebler. June was an amazing person, wonderful wife, caring mom, and
As long-time residents of Metz, MI, June and Buck ran Kuebler’s Market
in Metz for 10 years and attended St. Peter Lutheran Church. June was
an avid card player and an accomplished painter, She loved crossword
puzzles, opera, and tending her flower gardens. June could tell
legendarily funny stories, preferred her coffee scalding hot, and could
never resist sneaking her pets food off of the table. She also enjoyed
perusing Facebook and commenting on the photos and posts of friends
Family was so important to June. Her grandchildren were her heart and
joy. And she loved her extended family, her cousins, nieces, nephews,
great-nephews, and great-nieces very much,
Loved ones that have preceded June into everlasting life are;
her parents John and Margaret Wirgau;
brother Ivan; and
sisters Myrt, Joyce, Aileen “Potsy”, Viola, and Betty.
Loved ones that will miss June until they meet again are:
her husband Buck Kuebler;
her daughter and son-in-law Renee and Steven Burnell;
her daughter Jody Kuebler;
her grandchildren, Scott Burnell (Jen Stampor), Amanda Lemaster
(Tom Lemaster), Matthew Yettaw (Ashley Yuill), and Megan Yettaw;
great-grandchildren Dade and Everett Lemaster;
sister and brother-in-law Jackie and Edward Kapala; and
sister-in-law and brother-in-law Marce and Royden Schefke.
And so, the story goes on until we see our beloved Juney, our mama, our
dear Neen, again. We love you and miss you.
June’s friends and family are welcome to visit St. Peter Lutheran Church
in Metz on Tuesday, Dec, 18th, from 10 a.m. until time of June’s
memorial service at 11 a.m, Pastor Jeff Ryan will be officiating.
For those planning an expression of sympathy, in licu of flowers, please
consider a donation in memory of June to the Cardiac and Pulmonary
Rehabilitation Center at the Mid-Michigan Medical Center in Alpena,
Michigan (1501 West Chisholm, Alpena, MI 49707).