Josephine Larson, age 100, of Neillsville, WI died Saturday, February 16, 2013 at the Neillsville Care and Rehabilitation Center.
Josephine Mary Larson was born on May 14, 1912 in Almena, WI the daughter of Henry and Minnie (Leifel) Katreim. She attended Catholic School in Almena and then one year of business school. Josephine then worked at home until she was 21. On July 25, 1933 she was united in marriage to Alf Larson at the Catholic Church in Almena. They moved to Praire Farm, WI, and later, to Dallas, WI and then to Greenwood, WI, where they raised their family. They lived in Greenwood for 21 years and Josephine worked as a clerk at the Farmer's Store in Neillsville, beginning in 1943. Eventually they moved to Neillsville, and she continued working for the Farmer's Store.
Josephine was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Neillsville, belonging to the St. Jude Circle. And, she was a faithful member of the TOPS organization.
She is survived by three children, Richard (Corrine) Larson of Greenwood, WI, Sharon Brzezinski of Muskego, WI and Donald (Chris) Larson of Hustisford, WI, 14 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alf Larson, a grandson, Michael Larson and a son-in-law, Lenny Brzezinski.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, February 23, 2013 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Neillsville. The Celebrant will be Rev. Varkey V. Joseph. Music will be provided by Ronald Resong, organist and St. Mary's Choir. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Saturday, February 23rd at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery in Greenwood, WI at a later date.