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Josephine F. "Josie" Price

Died: Sunday, July 28, 2013
Age: 75
Josephine F. “Josie” Price, 75, Lake Geneva, died Sunday, July 28, 2013, at her home.

The former Josephine Frances Podstupka was born in Des Plaines, Ill., on Sept. 28, 1937, the daughter of the late Karol and Elizabeth Ondrias Podstupka. On May 12, 1956, in Lyons, she married Chester A. Price. She had worked as a teacher’s aide at Denison Junior High School in Lake Geneva. She then worked as a travel agent for Donna’s Travel and then Lake Geneva Travel. She and her husband ran Chet’s Catering for many years. She was a member of Saint Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Lake Geneva, a member of the Catholic Daughters and a member of the Lake Geneva Lioness Club. Josie enjoyed cooking and flower gardening; however her happiest moments were spent with her family and their kids.

Josie is survived by Chet, her husband of 57 years; three children; Steven (Rose) Price, Julie (David) Milligan and Heidi (Brian) Schuessler, all of Lake Geneva; four grandchildren, Simon, Luke, Madyjo and Loren; and a sister, Irene Bongratz, Antioch, Ill.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Albina Orzech and Emilie Schmidt.

Celebration of Josie’s life for family and friends on Saturday, August 3, at 12:30 p.m., at the Price home, W2293 Clover Rd., Lake Geneva, with the Rev. Jim Scheurman, of Saint Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Lake Geneva, officiating. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials are requested in Josie’s name to Alzheimer’s Association S.E. Wisconsin Chapter, 620 S. 76th St., Suite 160, Milwaukee, WI, 53214. Derrick Funeral Home and Cremation Services assisted the family with arrangements. To sign the online guest registry, go to www.derrickfuneralhome.com.

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