June 5, 1930 - March 29, 2016
June Matsumoto passed away March 29, 2016, peacefully and lovingly surrounded by her family. She is survived by her husband Kosei “Bobby” Matsumoto, son Cary Matsumoto and wife Carol, daughters Scottie Ketner, Jan Leach and husband Wayne, Lynn Callaghan and husband Joe, Gina Mayfield and husband Carl; 8 grandchildren, (Michael, Andrea, Thomas, Ashley, Erica, Jason, Jonathan, Alicia, Bonnie); 5 great grandchildren (Foster, Anthony, Kasie, Sofia, Peter); and 1 great great grandchild Hayden; 1 sister Sachiko Batchelor; numerous nieces, nephews, sisters and brothers- in- law. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
June and Kosei moved to Humble, TX from Okinawa, Japan in April of 1992. Since then they have watched their grandchildren grow and flourish. June always had a smile on her face when she was with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was kind and gracious to everyone she met. She was an avid reader, especially her daily Asahi Shinbun newspaper. She was an exceptionally good cook and found great joy in preparing traditional Japanese dishes for her family. June loved to grow vegetables and herbs in her garden. She was a great survivor who suffered great hardships in her life, but showed great dignity and perseverance. She will always be forever in our hearts and near in spirit.
Funeral: A celebration of life was held on 2016-04-10 at Darst Funeral Home. Reception will follow in the Gardens of Darst Funeral Home.
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