From April 24, 2002 edition of the Wilson County News, Floresville, Texas:
Josephine Ristow Koepp of Schertz passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2002, at the age of 89.
Preceded in death by: parents; husband, Alvin H. Koepp. whom she married July 22, 1945; brother, Gus Ristow; sisters, Linda Demming and Thekla Marckwardt; nephew, Delton Ristow.
Survivors include: sisters, Bertha Baca (George Sr.), Adeline Davis (Robert); brother, Hugo Ristow; sisters-in-law, Nola Ristow and Ursula Koepp; nephews, Larry Ristow and Glen Ristow (Sherry); numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held on Sunday, April 21, in the Finch Funeral Chapel in La Vernia.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday in the Finch Funeral Chapel. Pastor Palan Roberts officiated the service.
Interment followed in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in La Vernia.