Passed away in her sleep with her son at her side on Friday morning, October 11, 2013, at Vista del Monte after a lengthy and courageous battle with brain cancer. Josefina is survived by her daughter Joy, who lives in Albuquerque, and her son, John-Michael Lind, his wife Helen, and their 3 children Jaden (age 10), Jordan (age 8) and Jasmine (age 4), who live here in Santa Barbara. Josefina was married to A.John Lind who passed away in April 2006. Josefina and John were active members of the Santa Barbara community in the 1980's, including with Josefina as President of the Santa Barbara County Republican Women and a volunteer translator at Cottage Hospital. Josefina was born on October 22, 1934, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Josefina was a fiercely loyal wife, a dedicated and natural mother, a glowing grandmother, a loving mother-in-law and a generous friend. She will be missed by all who got to know and feel her light.
Services will be held for friends and family at The Trinity Episcopal Church, 1500 State Street, at 4:30 pm, Wednesday, October 16. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that anyone so inclined consider making a donation to the Trinity Episcopal Church of Santa Barbara (www.trinitysb.org) or to Heal the Ocean (www.healththeocean.org/donate)