Morrell, Josephine Gurina Josephine was born October 27, 1903 and passed away in her sleep August 24, 2004, two months before her 101st birthday. She was born and raised in Clear Lake, Wisconsin on a dairy farm. She grew up in a large family, speaking only Norwegian until she entered school. Josephine married and made a home in Los Angeles for 70 years. She loved and cherished her family and always cared about everyone else before herself. She was an inspiration to all and will be missed beyond words. Her husband, Edward, preceded her in death. Josephine is survived by her daughter Dawn Morrell; sons Lee Morrell and Roy Morrell; grandchildren, Lori Hughes, Kristi Krafft, Kraig Karbach, Daryl Morrell, Tracy Marchell; and 10 great-grandchildren. Memorial services and interment will be held at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Grace Chapel, Wednesday, September 1, 2004, at 1:30PM.

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  1. Dawn, I shall always remember your sincere & warm friendship & what a devoted & kind daughter you have always been to your Dear Mother. You are fortunate to have Mom for so long & and JO was so sweet and friendly as I knew her at the same retirement home as my 96 year old mother. I send love to you and your family, Donna Hoerl and Muriel.

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