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Mrs. June Elizabeth Anderson West, 84, of 131 Chestnut Drive, Blowing Rock, died Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, at Blowing Rock Hospital.
She was born Jan. 26, 1920, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to the late Robert and Margaret Nugent Anderson.
Mrs. West was a graduate of Miss Woods Primary Teacher Training School, affiliated with Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. She attended the National College of Education in Evanston, Ill. and graduated from the Harrington Institute of Interior Design in Chicago, Ill.
She was a primary school teacher and founded a cooperative preschool in Lake Geneva, Wisc.
She operated an interior design studio and furniture and accessory store in Lake Geneva.
Mrs. West served for many years as Lake Geneva chapter chair of the Red Cross and Red Cross disaster chair for Walworth County, Wisc.
She was a founding board member of the Womens Architectural League of Chicago, Ill. and the Chapel On The Hill in Williams Bay, Wisc.
She was a member of St. Mary Of The Hills Episcopal Church and the Blowing Rock Community Club and the Town and Country Garden Club in Lake Geneva.
Survivors include her husband, Derald M. West; two daughters, Deralyn June West of Blowing Rock and Marilee Margaret West of Nashville, Tenn.; two sons, James Deighton West of Blowing Rock and Robert Milton West and wife, Sally, of Plano, Texas; two brothers, Robert Anderson of Mount Pleasant, S.C. and Dr. Roger Anderson of Minneapolis, Minn. She is also survived by six grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Bruce Anderson.
A memorial service will be conducted Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m. at St. Mary Of The Hills Episcopal Church, with Father Rick Lawler officiating. The family will receive friends at a reception in the church Parrish Hall following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross at a chapter of the donor’s choice.
Hampton Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.