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home : obituaries : obituaries   May 25, 2016

6/10/2013 11:30:00 AM
Josephine Marple

Josephine Marple, 91, of DePue died at 7:25 p.m. June 2, 2013, in St. Margaret’s Hospital, Spring Valley.

Private services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Barto Funeral Home, Spring Valley with the Rev. Robert Spilman officiating. Burial will follow at Valley Memorial Park in Spring Valley.

She was born Oct. 4, 1921, in DePue to Celedonia and Mary (Sirgo) Menendez. She married Harry Marple on June 26, 1955, in Crown Point, Ind.

She worked at Westclox in Peru for many years until retiring. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, DePue.

Survivors include a stepbrother, Paul Garcia of Fontana, Calif.; and nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband on Nov. 1, 1998; three brothers, Joe, Vincent and Manuel; and two sisters, Aveliana and Lola.

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