Junella J. Cole, 90 / June 16, 1919 – Jan. 21, 2010Published 1:09am Saturday, January 23, 2010
Junella J. Cole, 90, of Lawndale Avenue, Niles died at 1:57 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010 at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka following a brief illness.
She was born June 16, 1919 in Niles to John Helmick and Olive Zimmerman. She graduated from Niles High School and lived here all her life.
She married Robert E. Cole on Aug. 6, 1950 in Niles. He died May 18, 1977.
She was previously employed at Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. in Niles. She was a member of the Apostolic Temple Church in South Bend.
She is survived by a son, Kevin R. Cole of Niles; stepsons, Max E. Cole of Niles and Doyne L. Cole of Niles; grandson, Kacey Cole; and several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Cole, and a stepson, Robert D. Cole, who died April 24, 1986.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010 at Halbritter Funeral Home in Niles with the Rev. Peter D. Rowe of Apostolic Temple Church in South Bend officiating.
Burial will be held at Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.