Obit: Sapetta, Josephine W. (1915 - 2015)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Bochnia, Castro, Gelhaus, Irwin, Kowalewski, Parnewicz, Sapetta, Stefancin, Willger

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 6/18/2015

Sapetta, Josephine “Josie” W. (20 FEB 1915 - 11 JUN 2015)

Medford resident Josephine “Josie” W. Saspetta, 100, died Thursday, June 11 at Aspirus Care & Rehab, Medford where she had resided the past seven years.

Funeral services were held Sunday, June 14 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford with Fr. Gerard Willger and Deacon Joe Stefancin officiating. Burial was in Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery in Medford, Her nephews served as pallbearers.

Josephine Sapetta was born in February 20, 1925 in the town of Maplehurst to the late Edmund and Helen (Kowalewski) Sapetta. He attended Redville School in the town of Maplehurst.

After her education, she moved to Chicago in 1933. She worked as a housekeeper for a period of time. Then she worked for Johnson & Johnson Surgical Co. for 38 years until retirement in 1977. She moved to Medford in April of 1981. She enjoyed bowling, shopping, traveling, country music, polkas, waltzes, Liberace, bingo, birds, table games and was a fun living person. She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

Survivors include two sisters, Louise Parnewicz, Withee, and Ann (Dick) Irwin, Viejo, CA; two brothers, Danny (Peggy) Castro of Seal Beach, CA, and Lewis (Betty) Castro of Columbia City, OR; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Helen Gelhaus and Wanda Bochnia, and a brother, Alfred Castro.

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