Josephine H. VandenBush, 97 of Sugarbush died Sunday morning, April 21, 2013 in Green Bay. She was born February 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 February 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. Josephine was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Survivors include her three sons, Arnold (Carol) VandenBush, Robert (Susan) VandenBush all of Green Bay, Andrew (Kathleen) VandenBush, Dunbar, 13 grandchildren, Peter (Wendy) VandenBush, Thomas VandenBush, Vicki Patterson, Anne (William) Edwards, John VandenBush (Tracy Luser), Randy (Jennifer) VandenBush, Chris (Bruce) Christensen, Tony (Lori) VandenBush, Michelle Andrus (Tim Flaig), Jeff (Lourdes) VandenBush, Laura (Todd) Kollross, Michael (Danielle) VandenBush, Andy Joe (Gloria) VandenBush, 27 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
Josephine 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, Matt (Rose) Wessely, three sisters, Anna (Antone) Eskofski, Mary (Jack) Sager, Julia (Joseph) Ledvina, ten brothers in law and ten sisters in law.
Friends may call 4 to 7 pm, Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at the McMAHON FUNERAL HOME, LUXEMBURG. Closing parish rosary at 7 pm, Tuesday.
Visitation will continue between 9:00 and 10:15 am Wednesday at St. Thomas The Apostle Church, Sugarbush. Funeral 10:30 am Wednesday at the church with Rev. Andrew Kurz officiating. Entombment in the Shrine of The Good Shepherd Mausoleum, Green Bay.
The Family wishes to extend a Thank You to the staff of the McCormick Home as well as the staff and nurses of Odd Fellow Nursing Home for taking such wonderful care of our Mother!