1936 – 2015
Surrounded by the love of her family, Josephine Marie Bartek passed away at Drayton Valley Hospital and Care Centre at 2 o’clock on the afternoon of Tuesday, December 29, 2015. Josie will forever be lovingly remembered by her children, Ron (Gayle), Roger (Karen), Gary, Darren (Michelle Nichols), Jamie (Kimberley), Leighann (Morley), Glena and Jeff (Kim); grandchildren, Joey, Luc, Devon, Kathryn, Austyn, Nicole, Amanda, Matthew, Tye, Hannah and Bryn; great-grandchildren, Jace and Jaylin. Josie will also be tremendously missed by her brothers, Tom (Joyce) Johnson and Jim Johnson; sister, Dorothy Ware and sister-in-law, Francis Smith. Josie is predeceased by her loving husband, Joseph Bartek; siblings, Peggy Schmidt, Elsie Saunders and Ruth Webb, and sister-in-law, Gloria Johnson. A celebration of Josie’s life will take place at Calvary Baptist Church, 4401 50 Avenue, Drayton Valley on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. If desired, memorial contributions in Josie’s honour may be directed to S.T.A.R.S. – Suite 100, 1519 35 Avenue East, Edmonton International Airport, Alberta T9E 0V6.