Obituary: June Marie Lemens Nom de Plume June Marie Overbeck

October 3, 2022

June Marie Lemens, Nom de Plume June Marie Overbeck, 52, of the Town of Sturgeon Bay, died on Monday, October 3, 2022 at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay.

She was born June 9, 1970 in Sturgeon Bay, the daughter of Lloyd Stanley Paschke and Yvonne (LeCloux) Paschke. June attended Sturgeon Bay High School. She had her own paper delivery route while in high school.

June married Leslie Lemens on October 9, 1999 at Robert LaSalle County Park in the Town of Clay Banks. They were blessed with two sons, Steven and Brian.

June was one of the first faces you saw entering Pick ‘n Save in Sturgeon Bay where she was the Floral Department Manager for over 23 years.    

Together, she and Les shared 17 years of marriage and over 29 years together.

June met Bill M. Overbeck playing pool in a local league. They enjoyed over seven years together and spent time living in Sturgeon Bay and also in Palmetto, FL. June completed her bartender’s course and bartended at the local VFW Club in Palmetto. She also completed a concealed carry course.

June grew up attending the Sturgeon Bay Moravian Church and then Corpus Catholic Church in Sturgeon Bay before attending the Moravian Church again. She helped with Boy Scouts when her sons were younger. June played softball for and darts at Van’s Bar in Sturgeon Bay for several years. She had incredible artistic ability and liked painting – usually in a variety of mediums of woodlands with water. June also wrote poetry. She loved music; she would sing along to any song. June learned how to work with steel and proud of the designs she was able to create, including a mermaid that she drew and laser cut. She especially loved karaoke. June was noted for Nancy Sinatra’s “These Boots Are Made for Walking.” She cherished the time she spent with her family and grandchildren, putzing in the yard, and tending to her beautiful plants and flowers.

June will be missed by her sons, Steven (fiancée, Ashlee Maccoux) Lemens of the Town of Gardner and Brian Lemens of Oshkosh; her sons’ father, Les Lemens of Little Sturgeon; grandchildren, Katie, Samantha, Abigail, and James, and Ariella and Keinan; parents, Lloyd Paschke and Yvonne Paschke, both of Sturgeon Bay; siblings, her friend and partner in pool and life, Bill of the Town of Sturgeon Bay; siblings, Danny (Cindy) of Kewaunee, Bruce Paschke of Sturgeon Bay, Anthony Paschke of Waupun, Theresa Nester of Sturgeon Bay, and Connie Fish of Carlsville; Bill’s children, Linda Roop [and their children, Brianna, Hunter, and Miranda] of Sturgeon Bay, Travis (Mindie) Overbeck [and their children, Mitchell, Faith, and Brodie] of Brussels, and Guy (Jennifer) [and their son, Vincent] Overbeck of Sturgeon Bay; Bill’s stepchildren, Gina (Joe) Glennon [and their children, Kaitlyn and Connor] of Annapolis, MD and William J. (Emily) Kostka III [and their children, Nathan and Madison] of Annapolis, MD; Bill’s sisters, Margi Zipperer and Elizabeth “Little Bit” LeClair; other relatives; and dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Edwin “Eddie” Paschke; Bill’s siblings, 1st Lt. Philip, killed in action in Vietnam and Michael, and Charles Overbeck, and Jennifer Baudhuin; and other relatives.

June’s life will be honored with a memorial service held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 8, 2022 at Huehns Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay with Pastor David Leistra officiating. June will be laid to rest in Bayside Cemetery in the Town of Sevastopol.

Visitation for family and friends will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. A continued time of celebration and fellowship will follow after the service at Apple Valley Lanes/Chaser’s Sports Bar & Grill in Sturgeon Bay.

A special thanks goes to the staff of Unity Hospice for wonderful care you gave to June.”

Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of June may be shared with her family through her tribute page at