THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Josephine H. VandenBush
Issue Date: April 25, 2013
Josephine H. VandenBush, 97, of Sugarbush died Sunday morning, April 21 in Green Bay.
Born Feb. 15, 1916 in Pilsen to the late Joseph and Mary (Wochos) Wessely, on June 10, 1936 she married Clarence John VandenBush at St. Joseph Church, Pilsen.
Together they farmed in the Town of Humboldt until he preceded her in death on Feb. 2, 1984. She was a lady of deep faith, a member of St. Thomas The Apostle Church, Sugarbush where she was often seen attending Mass, praying the rosary or serving funeral lunches.
Survivors include three sons, Arnold (Carol) VandenBush and Robert (Susan) VandenBush, both of Green Bay and Andrew (Kathleen) VandenBush of Dunbar; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and her husband, Clarence, she was preceded in death by two infant sons, Cyril and Joseph VandenBush; two great-grandchildren, Julia Christensen and Myah VandenBush; three brothers, infants Joseph and Emmanuel Wessely and Matt (Rose) Wessely; three sisters, Anna (Antone) Eskofski, Mary (Jack) Sager and Julia (Joseph) Ledvina; 10 brothers-in-law and 10 sisters in law.
Friends called from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23 at McMahon Funeral Home, Luxemburg with closing parish rosary at 7 p.m. Visitation continued between 9 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24 at St. Thomas The Apostle Church, Sugarbush with funeral services at 10:30 a.m. Rev. Andrew Kurz officiated and entombment was in the Shrine of The Good Shepherd Mausoleum, Green Bay.