We extend our deepest sympathies to the family of June Hurelbrink


Elsie June Hurelbrink, 88, of Versailles passed away at 6:15 pm Sunday, November 27, 2016 at Ripley Crossing in Milan.  She was born at Batesville on June 28, 1928, the daughter of William Firsich and Elsie Kessens Firsich Enzinger. She was married to Robert Hurelbrink on April 21, 1951 and her husband of 65 years survives.  Other survivors include two daughters, Barbara (Ross) Peabody of Greenwood and Diana Hurelbrink of Cincinnati; four grandchildren, Ashley Peabody of Indianapolis, Andrew (Megan) Peabody of Nashville, Tennessee, Robert (Rachel) Watka and Jessica (Stacy Smith) Watka both of Cincinnati; two great-grandchildren Emilia and Charles Watka.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers William and Walter Firsich, and her sister Annabelle Vreeland.  Mrs. Hurelbrink was a 1946 graduate of Batesville High School and attended beautician college in Cincinnati.  She was a homemaker and for several years operated a beauty shop in Batesville.  Her favorite things to do besides doting on her grandchildren and great-grandchildren included ceramics, upholstering with her sister-in-law Irma and niece Phyllis, gardening and sewing.  June was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church at Olean where she participated in quilting and making baby blankets with the Ladies Aid. She was also a member of the Correct Homemakers club.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 1st at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, Olean, with Pastor Curtis Black officiating.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles. Memorials may be given to St. Paul Lutheran Church in care of the funeral home.


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