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Josephine E Beschinski service Friday

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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 Frances Tanski.

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 choice.

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Posted 8/7/2013