Josephine Narup
{ "" }
Share
Share Josephine's life story with friends and family
Send an Email
Or Copy this URL to Share

JOSEPHINE NARUP

ALTON — Josephine R. Narup, 96, of Alton, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017 , 1:27 p.m. at Rosewood Care Center in Alton.

Born April 19, 1920, in Wood River, she was the daughter of the late John A. and Louise L. (nee: Schenk) Urich.

She retired in 1982 from the Wood River Public Library following 20 years of faithful service, and was a longtime member of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Alton where she was active in the Altar Society, and enjoyed assisting with the parish newspaper.

She married Courtney E. Motz on October 29, 1942, and he preceded her in death on May 10, 1970. She later married Leonard Narup on November 28, 1986, and he preceded her in death on January 1, 1993.

Survivors include a step-son, Richard Allen Narup, several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husbands, she was also preceded in death by a step-son, Donald Narup.

Visitation will be Monday, April 17, 2017, 4–7 p.m., at Staten-Fine Funeral Home, in Alton.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Alton with Father Jason Stone as celebrant.

Burial will be in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.

Memorials may be made to Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Alton.

An online tribute and guest book may be found at www.staten-fine.com.



To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store.
Published in The Telegraph from Apr. 15 to Apr. 16, 2017.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
No memorial events are currently scheduled. To offer your sympathy during this difficult time, you can now have memorial trees planted in a National Forest in memory of your loved one.
Memories & Condolences
Not sure what to say?
1 entry
April 16, 2017
Jo, may you rest in peace. You were a wonderful, understanding step-mother and I will miss your friendly counsel. I couldn't have asked for a better step-mother.
Richard A. Narup
Richard Narup
Invite others to add memories
Share to let others add their own memories and condolences