June I. Pumilia - 96

7/30/1920 - 1/14/2017

Rockford, Illinois

June I. Pumilia, 96, of Rockford, died Jan. 14, 2017 with family by her side. Born July 30, 1920, daughter of Knute and Laura (Eggen) Kaatrud. Married Vito J. Pumilia in Dubuque, IA, on Sept. 23, 1940. She was a lifelong member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church and managed its pantry for decades. She worked on radio systems of bombers during World War II and later in retail at Weise's department store. She was very devoted to her family. Survivors include daughter, Joyce (Ray) Farnsworth of Reno, NV; son, the Hon. Gary (Janine) Pumilia of Rockford; grandchildren, Joseph (Amanda) Pumilia, Michael Pumilia, Anthony (Ryan) Farnsworth, Adam Farnsworth, Brian (Jen) Geoghegan, Blake Nunes, Rebecca Nunes; six great-grandchildren; sister, Virginia Carlson of Rockford; and numerous nieces and nephews including Lynnette (Bob) Milani of Pecatonica. Predeceased by her husband and brothers.

Private family services. Arrangements by Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd. Memorials to Emmanuel Lutheran Church or Carpenter's Place. 

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