June Helen Taylor
1933 – 2021
June Taylor of Englewood, Colorado peacefully passed away April 19th at the age of 87. June was born to Ezra and Pearlie Potts June 1st, 1933, at the family home in Englewood. As a child the family moved from Englewood to Littleton, then to Monument and later to Palmer Lake. Eventually in her teenage years they moved to Seibert, Colorado and St. Francis, Kansas before returning during her high school years to the family home in Englewood, Colorado. June worked for Wright & McGill in the ‘50s, and then her career took her to the Cosmopolitan Hotel where she was a switchboard operator eventually moving to the First National Bank of Denver (later known as First Interstate Bank and then Wells Fargo) where she was a Telecommunications Systems Coordinator until she retired in 1992.
June was an excellent seamstress throughout her life, and she loved to knit and crochet. She was also an avid Broncos fan, loved her television westerns, country music reading and fishing. She was a strong and independent woman surviving two pandemics, polio and covid. She was a loving mother and her greatest joy and passion was her grandchildren and great grandchildren, her nieces and nephews.
June is preceded in death by her parents Ezra and Pearlie Potts; her sisters Clarice Potts, Edna Bishop; brothers Walter Potts, and Donald Potts. She is survived by her sister Nancy Harvey; daughter Judith Smith (Robert); grandchildren Corey Smith (Amy Humble), Christy Cook (Joshua) and Chelsea Smith; five great-grandchildren; Steele and Bodie Smith, Emma, Paige and Luke Cook, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Drinkwine Family Chapel with burial to follow at Littleton Cemetery.
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