Josephine E. Revering, age 81, finished her journey to her heavenly home April, 6, 2013, at Bethany Home in Alexandria.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 20, 2013, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Belle River with Fr. Dave Petron officiating. Music will be provided by her family.
Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church.
Josephine Elizabeth was born October 5, 1931, in her parent's home, Henry and Anna (Daas) Revering in Urbank, Minnesota. She was baptized and confirmed at the Sacred Heart parish in Urbank. She graduated from the 8th grade at District #56 school in Douglas County. She worked at Traveler's Inn in Alexandria. When she moved to Minneapolis she worked at the Normandy Village, and later at the Star Beauty Supply Company. Auntie Joie became a favorite to her nieces in Minneapolis and frequently brought them to grandma's farm near Alexandria. Josephine was especially grateful to the Golden Valley Treatment Center where she began her recovery from the illness of alcohol addiction. She continued her recover in the Richfield-Bloomington A.A. community. She became an active member and served on a team which assisted in the recovery process for many others suffering from the same illness.
Josephine is survived by brothers, Henry (Elsie) Revering of Garfield and Clemence Revering of Alexandria; sisters, Helen (Thomas) Lorenz of Duluth, Little Sister Mary Roberta of Balitmore and Louise Revering of Alexandria.
Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by seven siblings.
Arrangements are by Lind Family Funeral & Cremation Service,