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 Josephine <I>Sortillon</I> Olea

Josephine Sortillon Olea

Yuma County, Arizona, USA
Death 31 Mar 2005 (aged 94)
Yuma County, Arizona, USA
Burial Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona, USA
Memorial ID 24576347 · View Source
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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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Gravesite Details Wife of Edward Gonzales Olea, daughter of Ramon Refugio Sortillon & Juana "Rosalia" Oleata





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