Florence L. Hill

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -Florence L. Hill, 81, a resident of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and formerly of Baraga, passed away Sunday afternoon, June 2, 2013, at the River Mist Assisted Living Community in Poplar Bluff, Mo., following a short illness.

She was born April 27, 1932, in Boston Location, a daughter of the late Charles and Marie Juntenen. Florence attended the Boston School and was a graduate of Calumet High School.

Florence then moved to the Detroit area for a few years where she worked as a bank teller. She returned to the Copper Country where she met David J. Hill. They were united in marriage in 1959.

The couple resided in the Milwaukee area before moving to make their home in Baraga in 1965. In 1999, they moved to make their retirement home in Corning, Ark.. David preceded her in death on January 4, 2003.

Florence enjoyed sewing, knitting and working with most craft projects.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; ten brothers and sisters.

Surviving are her children: David (Carolyn) Hill II of Corning, Ariz., John (Kim Forest) Hill of Baraga, Renae (Rich) Rossenberg of Marquette and Tania (Matt) Toss of Hawaii; ten grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; her sister, Ruth Emery of Fla.; her brother, Wilbert Juntenen of Colo.; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services for Florence will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 6 in the Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Hancock with Rev. Bucky Beach to officiate. Burial will be in Waasa Cemetery.

Friends may call on Thursday from 1 p.m. until time of services in the funeral home.

To view Florence’s obituary or to send condolences, please visit memorialchapel.net.

The Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Hancock has been assisting the family with arrangements.