Vernetta June Gindro

February 12, 1923 ~ February 25, 2020 (age 97)

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Vernetta June Gindro, age 97 passed away February 25, 2020 in Canon City, CO.  She was born February 12, 1923 in Hartley County, Texas. 

June moved to Colorado at a young age where she was raised and educated.  She would return to Texas during the summers to work on the family ranch.

She met and married Clyde Jack Millburn in Colorado in her late teens and they shared 26 years of marriage until his passing.  She would later marry John Battista Gindro.

She and John would travel to various job sites throughout Colorado, Arizona, Alaska and California where she worked as the camp cook.  Her final residence was the apartment complex in Canon City that she helped build and run.  She would often say “As long as I can see the pine trees on the mountains then I’ll be just fine”.

She was loved and admired by all those that knew her and will be greatly missed.  June was an only child and outlived almost all of her family but she is survived by her children, Johnny (Janet) Gindro, Ronald Gindro,  Donna (Tim Logsdon) Gindro; grandchildren, Bobby (Amy) Richardson, Misty (Eric) Bowlby, Jenna Gindro, Jeffrey (Raina) Gindro; great-grandchildren, Caden Richardson, Alyssa Richardson, Addison Bowlby, Leith Bowlby and Silas Bowlby.

Funeral service, 10AM Tuesday, March 3, 2020, Wilson Funeral Home, 1449 S. 9th Street, Canon City, CO with interment to follow at Fairmount Cemetery in Denver, Colorado.


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Interment following funeral service
February 3, 2020

Fairmount Cemetery
430 S Quebec Street
Denver, CO 80247

Funeral Service
March 3, 2020

10:00 AM
Wilson Memorial Chapel
1449 South 9th Street
Canon City, CO 81212

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