June Evelyn Schultz Syverson
June Syverson celebrated her 100th birthday on Feb. 12. She was born in Spokane, and has lived in Eastern Washington her entire life. She met her late husband, John Syverson, in high school, and the couple were married in 1944.
Syverson worked as a homemaker. Her most rewarding life achievements are raising her children and helping her husband pursue his dream of farming.
She credits her long and healthy life to putting everything she does under prayer first and living a healthy, active and restful lifestyle.
Her most memorable moment in the last 100 years was waiting for the outcome of World War II and the end of the draft.
Her children are John Jay Syverson of Port Ludlow, Washington, and Janie Syverson O’Brien, of Spokane Valley. McGuire has two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
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