Josephine Mary Scherrens (Markovich)
(January 16, 1928 - November 2, 2019)
Josie went home to be with her Lord and Saviour on November 2, 2019. She will lovingly be remembered and missed immensely by her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Josie was born January 16, 1928. She is survived by her children Larry (Darlene) Markovich of Airdrie, Ron (Wendy) Markovich of Camrose, Michele (Bruce) Tibbo of Camrose, and Darcy (Tracy) Markovich of Daysland; grandchildren Colin, Cheri, Tracy, Shane, Shannon, Danielle, Michael, Leah, Steven; great-grandchildren Taylor, Noah, Jonah, Dylan, Jordyn, Devyn, Zeph, Zoey, Foster, Stratton, Ledger, Hudson, Lincoln, Raelynn, Blake; two brothers Martin (Geraldine) Szott, August (Barbara) Szott; four sisters Annette Fitzpatrick, Frances Bray, Alice Bliid, Olga (Ron) McMillan.
Josie was predeceased by her loving husband Mike Markovich, November 24, 1977; daughter Josie, May 18, 1944; daughter Rose, June 12, 1945; parents Annie & August Szott; brothers Mike Szott, Frank Szott, Rudy Szott, Edward Szott, Joe Szott, and Peter Szott; and sisters Victoria Peart, Helen Beattie, and Angie Roberge.
Josie grew up on a farm near Daysland with fifteen brothers and sisters. On January 18, 1944, at the age of sixteen, she married Mike whom she met while waitressing at the Daysland Club Cafe. Josie and Mike moved to a farm four miles west of Daysland shortly after they were married. They sold the farm in 1962 and moved to town where Mike continued to truck until his passing. Josie and Mike had six children Josie, born May 18, 1944 (deceased), Rose, born June 11, 1945 (deceased), Larry Dennis, born April 3, 1948, Ronald Phillip, born February 18, 1951, Michele Lou, born October 31, 1959 and Darcy Michael, born December 28, 1963. January 14, 1995, Josie moved to Camrose where she lived until her passing.
Blessed Be Her Memory
A Funeral Service was held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, November 7, 2019 from the Century Meadows Baptist Church, 3720 66 St Camrose, with Pastor Jesse Schellenberg officiating.
If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions in Josephine's memory may be made to World Vision, or to Samaritan's Purse, or to the charity of one's choice.