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Josephine Sortillon Olea
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Birth: Mar. 19, 1911
Death: Mar. 31, 2005

Yuma Daily Sun
April 03, 2005 Josephine Josie' Olea

On March 31, 2005 our beloved mother, grandmother and friend Josephine "Josie" Olea passed away. Josie was born March 19, 1911 in Yuma. She lived most of her life in Yuma and was a homemaker.

Josie, is survived by her sons and daughters, Albert (Mary) Olea, Pat (Rocky) Burrell, Theresa (Daniel) Salas, all of Yuma, Robert Olea, of Salinas, Calif. daughter-in-law, Billie Olea, of Yuma; grandchildren, Tony, Rhonda, Terese, Gene, Maren, Valerie, Conrad, Joseph, Michel, Eddie, Alex, Ray and Nicky; great-grandchildren, Erica, Brittany, Channel, Thomas, Jennifer, Briann, Anthony, Christina, Joey, Lauren, Derek, Shanie, Shonda, Rayann, Delvin, Brian and Kevin; great-great-granddaughter, Faith and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Edward "Lalo" Olea, sons, Reynaldo, Ernesto, Raymond and grandson, Raul Souza Jr.

Wake will be held at Johnson Mortuary from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. followed by Rosary at 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5, 2005. Graveside services will be 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2005.

Pallbearers include, Eddie Olea, Joseph Olea, Tony Burrell, Gene Burrell, Conrad Burrell, Thomas Jay Eliers Sr. Honorary pallbearers will be Alex Olea, Thomas Jay Eliers Jr., Anthony Justin Souza, Joey Olea and Derek McKelvey.

In lieu of flowers donations made be made to Hospice of Yuma.

(Nana) Josie will be greatly missed by many family and friends.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Ramon Refugio Sortillon (1872 - 1947)
  Juana "Rosalia" Oleata Sortillon (1876 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Edward Gonzales Olea (1907 - 1971)*
 
 Children:
  Reynaldo R. Olea (1932 - 2003)*
  Ramon Woodrow Olea (1937 - 1938)*
  Ernest Ramon Olea (1939 - 1945)*
 
 Siblings:
  Roberto Sortillon (1895 - 1923)*
  Frances Sortillon Vasquez (1899 - 1977)*
  Josephine Sortillon Olea (1911 - 2005)
  Beatrice Sortillon Gonzales (1914 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Wife of Edward Gonzales Olea, daughter of Ramon Refugio Sortillon & Juana "Rosalia" Oleata
 
Burial:
Yuma Pioneer Cemetery
Yuma
Yuma County
Arizona, USA
 
Created by: rlahistory
Record added: Feb 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24576347
Josephine <i>Sortillon</i> Olea
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Rest in peace
- Cori Hoag
 Added: Nov. 19, 2009
 
 
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