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June V Ninow
June 20, 1921 - Aug. 15, 2017
Story City, IA
Funeral Service:
Friday, Aug. 25, 2017
11:00 am
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Funeral Visitation:
Friday, Aug. 25, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Burial Service:
Friday, Aug. 25, 2017
11:30 am
Hillside Cemetery
680 N. Madison St.
Chilton, WI 53014
June V Ninow
Story City, IA

June Vivian Ninow, 96, of Story City (formerly of Chilton, WI), passed away on August 15, 2017, at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. 

June was born June 20, 1921, to parents Joseph and Meta (Horst) Dhein in their country farm home. After attending high school, she went on to receive her bachelor’s degree at the University of Wisconsin. She taught in Brussels, WI, immediately following graduation, and later in life she became an assistant at the elementary school in Chilton—she loved to help children learn. On June 17, 1944, she married the love of her life, Donald Ninow. Into this union two children were born—Carol and Doug.

Her love for her family was one of her greatest passions. She would always thank them for the nice day whenever they were able to spend time together. She had a fond love for chocolate, playing cards, singing, animals, and the plants she had growing around her home—her big heart showed through all aspects of her life. She enjoyed spending her time volunteering at schools and playing in several bridge groups. She was always cheerful throughout her life and kept a positive perspective for those around her. People would often be able catch her singing one of her favorite songs—Blue Skies—whenever she looked up to a clear sky.

June is survived by her two children, Carol Gostele of Story City and Douglas (Michael Keach) Ninow of Tampa, FL, and her two beloved grandchildren, Jefferson (Meghan) Gostele of Phoenix, AZ, and Kallie Gostele of Des Moines.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Ellen Dhein, and her loving husband Donald.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, August 25, 2017 at the Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) in Chilton.  Burial will follow in the Hillside Cemetery in Chilton. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10:00 am until the time of service on Friday, August 25, 2017.

A memorial fund has been established in the name of June Vivian Ninow.
Bye, Mom. Your unwavering love will be painfully missed. I love you.

Doug Ninow (Son) - Sept. 7, 2017


Ms. June was always a kind, friendly presence in the school day that I will never forget! May she rest peacefully.

Jill Phillip Basler (Chilton student) - Aug. 31, 2017


What a great secretary she was for all the teachers at Chilton Elementary School !!

Ed Rollmann (Friend/Colleague) - Aug. 24, 2017


Yes June took care of all of all of us at school. I also loved playing bridge with her! May she Rest In Peace.

Mary Thompson (Elementary teacher) - Aug. 23, 2017


i will always remember our visits with fondness. God has taken the sweetest rose.

Joan Hughes (Friend) - Aug. 22, 2017


June was such a wonderful secretary for me as a brand new 30 year old principal. June and Jan took such incredible care of all the kids, families, staff and the young principal! RIP June. You've been such a sweet servant to so many.

Rich Appel (Former colleague ) - Aug. 18, 2017


I have so many fond memories of june from working at the Elementary school was allways a pleasure to talk with her she will be missed.

terry fluhr - Aug. 18, 2017


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