Josie Breckenridge

Josie M. Breckenridge, 102, of Morton died at 7:15 a.m. Friday, Aug. 4, 2000, at her home.

She was born Feb. 5, 1898, in Ipava, a daughter of John and Carrie Wheeler France. She married James F. Breckenridge on Sept. 13, 1917, in Lewistown. He died Feb. 20, 1978.

She also was preceded in death by four brothers, one sister and two sons.

Surviving are three sons, Ned (and Sarah) of Morton, Bernard of Peoria and Fred of Westland, Mich.; four daughters, Ruth (and Franklin) Sprecher of Canton, Faye Corbin of Farmington Hills, Mich., Ann Simons of Statesville, N.C., and Alice (and William) Seward of Naples, Fla.; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was a homemaker.

Services were held Monday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Ipava with Rev. Damien Spikereit officiating. Burial was in Ipava Cemetery.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 8/9/2000

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