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MALTA-June M. Simanton, 82, retired lab and X-ray Technician, died Saturday, January 16, at the Glasgow Hospital.

    Memorial services will be 11:00 A.M., Friday, January 22, 2016 at the Kirkwood Memorial Chapel in Malta. Interment of her cremated remains will be at a later date. Condolences for the family may be left at

    June was born June 1, 1933 in Hallock, Minnesota the daughter of Alfred and Frances (Gamble) Walters. After high school she attended a Lab and X-Ray Technician school in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After graduating she accepted a job at the Malta Hospital and Clinic and moved to Malta in 1952. She met Dick Simanton and they were married December 31, 1953 in Great Falls. They both retired for the Hospital in 1995. They traveled and enjoyed seeing the sites until Dick health started to fail. He passed away in 2001. June was a member of the Episcopal Church. Her greatest joys were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

    June is survived by her children; Teresa (Roy) Jones of Hinsdale, Michael Simanton of Casper, Wyo.; brother, “Punk” Ken Walters of Hallock, Minn; grandchildren, Douglas Jones of Glasgow, Kristie (Derek) Lefdahl of Hinsdale, Adam (Desiree) Simanton of Casper, Wyo.; 8 great-grandchildren, Isabellae, Augustus Jones, Deion, Sloan, Townes Lefdahl, Jordyn, Jace, Jack Simanton; numerous nieces and nephews.

Guest Book

From: Diane F Smith

my deepest sympathies go out to Teresa and Mike and their families. June was such a sweet person and always took great care of me in my hospital stays. RIP my friend.

From: Nancy (Christenson) Kelly

June was my mother's sister. I only met Aunt June once. My mom who was an RN, always spoke proudly of June's work as a Lab Technician. My condolences to Aunt June's children and grandchildren, and to our Uncle "Punk" Kenny.

From: Larry and Susan Matthews

Our thoughts and prayers for the family. June helped so many and always with a smile and so upbeat. Such a wonderful person. Our prayers to Teresa and Mike.

From: Donna (Gamble) Kohut

June was my cousin & I have many memories from my childhood of visiting @ my Aunty Frans' house with June & her siblings. June's Mother Francis & my dad were members of the William & Lily Gamble family. June & Dick would travel to Hallock & we had a great time telling stories from our childhood !! Lots of jokes & laughter !! Condolences to the family & to my cousin Kenny. Keeping you all in my thoughts & prayers. RIP June, You will be missed!

From: Carlyn Fulton

Mike & Family, I was so sorry to read this in the Billings paper today. My sincere condolences to all of you at this time. Mike, you are in my heart & prayers.

From: Richard Stuhlmacher

My condolences to the Simanton family. I got to know June and Dick when I moved to Malta

From: Ally Stiles Bailey

So sorry Mike and Theresa! We are never old enough to lose our Mom. I was always so happy to see June, even if she did inflict pain on me :) She was always a pleasure to be around. She will be missed! Take care Mike!

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