Josefa " Josephine" McGraw Josie passed away peacefully on November 23, 2011 in her Redondo Beach home. Born in Holzheim, Germany on November 22, 1927 to Theresa and Ludwig Hiller. Josie was an avid gardener and loved being with her friends. She had a passion for cooking and taking care of everyone she loved. She would give the shirt of her back if needed. She had a Zest for life and Adventure. She was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Pierce. Josie is survived by her loving sons Ludwig "Fritz" Pflock and wife Cheryl Ann and Peter Bechtold and wife Patti; her grandchildren, Karin and husband Andrew, Heidi and partner Elizabeth, Evan, Michael and Nicole; and her great grandchildren, Aj, Ava, Naomi, Myles, Jarrett, Caleb, Miley and Lily. She will be dearly missed by all her friends at Alpine Village and her family in Germany and the US. A gathering of family and friends will be held in her honor to celebrate her life at her home.

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