Josephine E. Beschinski, age 99 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Monday,
August 5, 2013.
She was born March 11, 1914 in Milwaukee, Wis., to Steven and Mary
(Grabowski) Tanski. She is survived by daughters, Donna (Kenneth) Westergren
of Chesterton, Ind., Evelyn Sobieski of Noblesville, Ind., Barbara (William)
Mullin of Valparaiso, Ind., Marcia Nowatzke of Michigan City, Ind.; 11
grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and two great great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Alex Beschinski;
daughter, Patricia (Charles) Zane; brothers, Joseph, Vincent, and Frank
Tanski; sisters, Martha Beschinski, Ceclia Piecuch, Rose Weselowski, and
Josephine was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great
great-grandmother. She loved God, her church, and her family.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, August 9, 2013, at 11:00
a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Rd., Chesterton, Ind.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 8, 2013 from 4:00 until 8:00
p.m. at Edmonds and Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church or the donorís
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