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Lillian Josephson


04/03/1934 - 10/17/2014 Obituary
Lillian M. (Angello) Josephson was born APril 3, 1934 to Anthony and Jessie Angello in Terra Bella. She died on Friday, October 17, 2014 at Porterville Convalecence Hospital. Lilian attended Terra Bella Elementary School and graduated from Porterville High School in 1952, then attended San Jose State College. She returned to Terra Bella and spent her remaining years there. Lillian spent the first few years after marriage working as a dental assistant before becoming a full-time wife and mother. She was involved in the Las Madrinas Guild, raising money for the then Valley Children's Hospital for a number of years and was an artist and an accomplished photographer. She was an excellent mother who had time for not just her own children, but her nieces and nephews and her childrens' friends making all feel welcome and no one ever left hungry. She had an adventureous spirit and loved to travel. She also loved to entertain and did so with flair and grace.
She is survived by her husband of fifty-eight years, John Josepshon; three children, Chris Josephson (Katrina), Dana Boyd (Benton) and Juliann Owens (Ivan), and two grandchildren; Colton Boyd and Jessica Owens. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Assocaiation or to Optimal Hospice Foundation, 2439 W. Whitendale #B, Visalia CA 93277.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 22, 2014
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