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June 14, 1937 - January 5, 2016

June Ann Pottratz, 78, of Carmel, passed to her eternal reward on January 5, 2016, surrounded by family members. She was born in New Albin, Iowa on June 14, 1937 the daughter of James and Doris (May) Spinner. She married F. Thomas Pottratz in New Albin, Iowa on December 27, 1956.

June was a homemaker and dedicated her life to caring for her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also spent countless hours volunteering for organizations promoting the respect for life from conception to natural death. She was a member of St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church and a Lady of the Holy Sepulcher. June enjoyed bowling, puzzles, and playing bridge.

Survivors include her husband, Tom, her six sons, Bryan (Becky) Pottratz of Silver City, NM; Bill (Kathy) Pottratz of Madison, AL; Scott (Theresa) Pottratz of Tybee Island, GA; John (Michele) Pottratz of Boulder, CO; David (Alison) Pottratz of Lake Jackson, TX; and Michael (Wendy) Pottratz of Carmel IN; two brothers, Tim Spinner of La Crosse, WI and Robert "Bob" Spinner of Topeka, KS. She is also survived by nineteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, January 8, 2016 at 10:30 a.m., at St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church, Carmel. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the Women's Care Center of Indianapolis or the Right to Life of Indianapolis.

A visitation will also be held from 2-4 pm on Sunday, January 10th, at the New Albin Townhouse, 118 Main St. NE, New Albin. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, New Albin on Monday at 10 am. McCormick Funeral Home, Caledonia is assisting the family with local arrangements.

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