June Setton, 92

Longtime Brookfield resident

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June Setton (nee Eggert), 92 of Brookfield, died on Nov. 29, 2017. 

Born on Jan. 5, 2017 in Chicago, she married her high school sweetheart, Henry Setton, on Nov. 26, 1943, while he was serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II. 

After the war ended, she worked the counter in their radio store while Henry fixed televisions and radios and studied for his college degree. After starting their family, they moved to Brookfield. 

Ms. Setton managed the household and supported and encouraged her husband in his career as a professor at the University of Illinois in Chicago. She was a gracious hostess as well as mother to three girls. 

At St. Paul Lutheran Church, she taught Sunday school, supported the day school and was a favorite of many children.

Ms. Setton was the wife of Henry Setton; the mother of Joyce (Thomas) Hein, Gayle (Clarence Carlson) Sheets and the late Sandra Setton; the grandmother of Kristen (Keith) Forrest, Mark (Kristina) Hein, Meggen Overholt, Susan (William) Serre, Samuel Overholt and Elizabeth (Derek) Jost; the great-grandmother of 14; the sister of the late Dolores Mann; and friend to longtime family friend, Robert Isacson. 

Services were held on Dec. 2 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, with interment at Bethania Cemetery. 

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements. 

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