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June E. Allison

Birth Date: June 29, 1949
Death Date: December 20, 2017

Decatur – June Elaine Allison, 68, died on Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at Symphony of Decatur.

She was born June 29, 1949, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur, to Eldon (Al) Allison and Evelyn Camp Allison. Her mother preceded her in death.

On April 7, 1990, June married Chelso Frescura, and they enjoyed 27 fun and happy years together. In addition to her husband and family, June’s numerous friends were blessed by her warm, generous, and compassionate nature. She showed genuine enthusiasm and support for the interests and aspirations of others and championed many humanitarian causes. June was a member of Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Decatur (UUFD), where she served on the board and remained active for many years. She was also a longtime member of GLAD.

June graduated from Eisenhower High School in 1967. She then worked in administration at A.E. Staley (now Tate & Lyle) until 1997. She later graduated from Richland Community College, Millikin University, and Illinois State University, where she earned a Master’s Degree in Social Work.

June is survived by her beloved Chelso; her father; her sister Nancy Bryson (Tom); niece Kachina Gordan and nephew Joshua Gordan (Jennifer); great nieces Allyssa and Aerabella Gordan, great nephews Logan Ray and Drew Ward; and her special friends Mel Weinstein and Deonne Orvis.

Celebration of Life service is planned for Sunday, January 14, at 2 p.m. at UUFD. Memorials to UUFD.

Cremation services provided by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2091 N. Oakland Avenue, Decatur, IL 62526. Condolences and memories may be shared at

Celebration of Life
January 14, 2018
2:00 pm
Unitarian Universilist Church
3773 N. McArthur Decatur, IL
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  1. Our hearts here in KY are full of memories of our friends June and Chelso. June always was bright and positive and forward thinking. We'll miss you June! Dottie & Cynthia

  2. I met June through Chelso many years ago as him and worked together at Wallace Labs. They shared such a special love for each other. They were such a happy loving couple. June was always smiling and upbeat. I am deeply sorry for your loss Chelso and to all of June's family and friends.

  3. Rod and I both remember going out to dinner and sometimes a movie with both June and Chelso. We always enjoyed going out together! June’s favorite thing in the world, after Chelso, was having fun! She loved interacting with people! June enriched others lives by being with them. She found a soulmate in Chelso, who also enriches others lives.

  4. I remember all of the times we car pooled to college in Normal. Our first year Janelle went with us. I particularly recall one night when Janelle was driving the 3 of us. It was raining all the way home; but at one point it was pouring! Janelle just barreled on through! June and I both later laughed and discussed how we both were thinking we could die in a car wreck that night!

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