June M. Giraud Ortkiese was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on June 20, 1925, and passed away on June 17, 2018. June was a Catholic, wife, mother, and sister. She graduated from LSU and taught elementary school. She was predeceased by her husband, Leon Ortkiese, and son, Rod Ortkiese. She is survived by her children, Buzz Ortkiese, Scott Ortkiese, Nancy Votta, and Neil Ortkiese. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren include Clark Ortkiese, Harry Ortkiese, Ruby Ortkiese, Kate Rodriguez, Dennis Ortkiese, Lauren Fontenot, Melissa Lyman, Grace Lyman, Lyman Ortkiese, Michael Votta Jr, Caroline Rosenberg, Annie Ortkiese, Nicky Ortkiese and Rainer Ortkiese. In place of flowers, please send contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.