133 Mason St., Onalaska, WI • Call (608) 788-2188


Carol “June” Gordon

August 8, 2022 | 11 comments

Carol “June” Gordon, 84, of Holmen WI passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at her home surrounded by family. She was born in Mills, NE on June 16, 1938, to Emma (Ludemann) and Alfred Fischer.

June graduated high school in Bassett, NE where she met her husband Lyle Gordon. They were married on May 25, 1956. June and Lyle moved to Wisconsin in 1968 where they raised their four children. Throughout the years business opportunities moved them to many towns in Colorado, Nebraska, and Wisconsin with their final home being a Christmas Tree Farm in Holmen, WI in 1991.

June was very active in Sweet Adelines International, a women’s barbershop music organization. She performed roles such as chorus treasurer, chorus president, regional treasurer and regional board member. June was well known for singing bass in the International 8th place medalist quartet “Patterns in Sound”.

June took immense pride in being a Nebraska Cornhuskers fan and in her children and grandchildren. June and Lyle spent most of their time chasing around the country to attend every event possible. Her greatest accomplishment was the success of her children and grandchildren.

June’s life was full and blessed by her family that survive her including her loving husband of 66 years Lyle and her children Pam (Leif) Nelson of Holmen, WI, Roxie Betthauser of Holmen, WI, Brenda Gordon of Onalaska, WI; daughter-in-law, Lisa Gordon of Onalaska, WI; brother, Larry Fischer of Bassett, NE; and sister, Marlene (Ted) Johnson of Rapid City, SD; and sister-in-law, Ione Fischer of Bassett, NE. June is further survived by 7 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Debbie June; son, Todd; brothers, Lyle Fischer, and Roger Fischer; sisters in law, Glenna Fischer, and Ardelle Fischer.

In accordance with her wishes, no services will be held.

Memorials may be directed to Alzheimer’s or Cancer research.



  1. Dick Sulivan

    Lyle, Pam, Roxie and Brenda so so sorry for your loss

    Dick & Jenny Sullivan

  2. Tammy brown

    You are in our hearts forever Aunt Junie. Many of my favorite memories have you in them, especially the ones with you and my mom. One day you two will be reunited in heaven and it will be wonderful. RIP my beloved Aunt Junie

  3. Kim ott

    I’m so sorry to everyone and love you all I love you aunt June, have fun playing cards ect…with everyone up there.love and miss you,your niece,kim Fischer ott.

  4. Bruce Delaney

    Lyle and family so sorry for your loss of June…I always enjoyed chatting when I seen u guys. Sending thoughts and prayers.

  5. Connie Connely

    So sorry for your loss. I was blessed to have done her hair for so many years until we moved. I loved her laugh most of all! We would talk about the Badgers,Brewers,& Packers along with the Holmen teams. She was a lovely lady.

  6. Laurie Nekola

    My heart goes out to all of the Gordon family. June was a lovely lady that I was so privileged to know through Pam.

  7. Kim Racicot

    So terribly sad to hear this! She was one of the most amazing women I’ve ever met. Condolences to the entire family that I love just as much😘

  8. Shirley Hansen

    Lyle and family, so sorry for your loss. I will always hold close the memories I have of her. Always fun loving and smiling. I enjoyed all the times we spent together. She was a wonderful, caring woman.

    Shirley H

  9. Dixie

    Word’s can’t begin to express how so very sorry we are for your loss. She was an amazing, kind and wonderful lady! I will always remember her laugh and smile but especially her laugh. Keep all the memories close to your hearts, she will be missed greatly but never forgotten! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Rest in peace Aunt June Love you!! God bless you all! 🙏🌹❤️

  10. Warren & Monica Thomas

    To the Gordon family,
    Thoughts and prayers for everybody in the family, June was like a second mom to me. I will enjoy all the memories that June and the entire Gordon family created for me.
    Lots of love,

    Warren Thomas

  11. Melissa Butler

    Gordon family
    Extremely saddened and sorry for your loss. What a special person who touched the lives and hearts of many but especially family. Many lovely memories of numerous summers in Bassett, NE. playing cards and enjoying Aunt June’s epic laugh! She will be sorely missed but will live on through all of you and forever in our hearts. The Heavenly choir is singing gloriously with it’s newest member signing bass! Love to all and God Bless.


Submit a Comment

Important: Condolences are approved before being posted. Condolences are not private, but viewable to the public.

Your email address will not be published.

Let's Celebrate Life Together

Call or send a message using the buttons below...
Call (608) 788-2188Send a Message