Farewell to respected artist June Law

June Law
June Law

A well-known artist and prominent district figure has passed away at the age of 91.

June Law, from Lutterworth, ran an art class in the converted attic of her bungalow for 15 years.

She took her last art class on March 19 before she went into hospital and died on the following Thursday, April 26.

June organised the Lutterworth Art Show for many years in the United Reformed Church and welcomed each guest in the foyer.

June and her husband Don had two children, Alex and Max. Don passed away in 1981.

She was a renown figure in the district, having headed up Kimcote and Walton Women’s Institute for many years, and was a member of the Bruntingthorpe Parish Council whilst she lived in Upper Bruntingthorpe.

June also headed up the group in the 1970s which formed to fight Chrysler UK to stop it taking over Bruntingthorpe Airfield and converting it to a car testing and proving ground.

The hard-working mother presided over the morning Women’s Institute in Lutterworth for many years and also held the post of president of the North Kilworth Bowls Club, and president of the Retirement Fellowship.

She attended the CAG painting Club at Frolesworth every Monday, was a member of Probus and the Poetry reading society in Lutterworth.

June’s funeral was held at the United Reformed Church in Lutterworth on April 
26.