Jessie “June” Nakano, 91 of Springfield, passed away on January 4, 2023.

She attended Central High School and went on to earn her business degree at Draughns Business School. June worked many years as a mapper and eventually retired from Greene County Assessor’s Office. She was also loyal member of South Haven Baptist Church.

June married the love of her life, Stanley Nakano, in 1949. To this union were born three children: Deborah, Terry and Gail. She is preceded in death by her parents, Bert and Irene; her husband, Stanley; and brother, Joseph Gullett.

She is survived by her children: Deborah L Demanche (Thomas), Terry W Nakano (Terri), and Gail E Nakano; four grandchildren: Shane Gold (Jacqueline), Richard Demanche, Jacob Nakano (Eva), and Jessica Nakano-Rai (Ashwin); five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and a special companion, Cisco.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 11, 2023, from 10:30-11:30 AM at Walnut Lawn Funeral Home, Springfield, Missouri.

Services will follow at 11:30 AM.

She will be laid to rest at 1:00 PM at Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, Missouri.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Disabled Veterans or South Haven Baptist Church.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Walnut Lawn Funeral Home, Ltd. – DeGraffenreid-Wood-Crematory, Springfield, Missouri.