Flat Rock, Michigan

Age 69


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ELKINS-FORREIDER, Josephine age 69; of Lincoln Park; October 15, 2017. Loving mother of Bobby (Lori) Forreider and Katie (Alex) De Alba; dearest grandmother of Cali Forreider, Lucas De Alba and Allison De Alba; dear sister of Stanley, Geraldine, Gussie and Tracey. She is preceded in death by her...

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We were friends since we were 15 years old......I will miss her for the rest of my life. She was warm, loving and funny. She loved her family and friends with her whole heart... It has taken me this long..(7 months) to be able to write this...

Josephine and I were life long partners for over 52 yrs, and she was the greatest wife and partner, that I could have asked for, as we had 3 children, and we lost our son Randy, prior to Jo's death, and his loss caused her great emmotional and physical stress, but she handled it the best a loving mother knows how; I will be placing her ashes in the Great Lakes National Cemetary, along with my ashes and our son, Randy's
I as of this date have not gotten over her loss, and will look...

Josephine was an outstanding
wife, friend and lifetime mate

I as my whole family will try to
carry on without her, but we will
do our best, as our grand children
must remember the short time
both Allison and Lucas, had there Grandma
I hope the pain of her loss, subsides
as every holiday will be the first for
she did not deserve her untimely death
leaving us all in state of denial

It's been almost a month since my Mom left us. I was very happy to see so many people attend the funeral. Not that a big number is important, but that I saw the other part of my Mom's life, the one where she had friends and
people so valuable in her life. I met many for the first time but I found out how many people she loved. I told Mom to stop working and retire, but she told me several times, that she liked working and would miss her friends. Anyone who knew my Mom saw her...

Jojo sure will miss you ringing the buzzer in the morning at the great our stories would remind us of each other. Your great sandwiches your made for your lunch...and how much you loved your family,r.i.p. My dear friend. Lots of love ,Lori