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Josephine Karolewski (nee Szczeblowski) of Chicago passed away 27 February 2014 at the age of 92. She was the loving daughter of Thomas and Caroline and the beloved wife of the late Edward. She is survived by her children: Carolann Drelicharz, Edward (Sarah), and Robert (Denise); grandchildren: Erica Karolewski (Dane Borie), Catherina (Santos) Aranda, Edward, Jennifer (Paul) McBride, and Ingrid (Bill) Marinangel; and seven great-grandchildren. Josephine attended St. James Catholic, Steinmetz, and Lucy Flower Vocational. She and Edward met at Riverview Roller Rink in 1940, married in 1942, and spent 67 years together. She was employed as a beautician until 1943; in 1957 she began a 30 year career at Motorola, retiring as a supervisory inspector. Josephine enjoyed spending weekends at Lake Geneva and cherished time with her grandchildren. A memorial mass will be held Saturday, 15 March, 1 pm at Our Lady Mother of the Church, 8701 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago with interment following at St. Adalbert Cemetery Chapel. Arrangements entrusted to Cremation Society of Illinois.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Mar. 13 to Mar. 14, 2014
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