Friday, May 9th, 2014
Josephine J. Muhlenkamp, 82, Rockford, died at 8:50 a.m. May 8, 2014, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater.
She was born Dec. 28, 1931, in Rockford, to Wesley and Ica Matthews Custer. On April 19, 1952, she married Robert Muhlenkamp, who passed away June 5, 2011.
Surviving are two sons and three daughters, Jennifer (Rich) Miller, Rockford, Ginger (Doug) Lehman, Celina, Michael (Angela) Muhlenkamp, Pacifica, Calif., Gloria (Craig) Valentine, Celina, and Scott (Lisa) Muhlenkamp, Celina; two sisters, Bonnie (Bill) Ehrsam, Monroe, Ind., and Bonita (Lester) Myers, Convoy; seven grandchildren, Erik and Shannon Miesse, Kirk and Amy Lehman, Gabe and Amy Lehman, Sarah Valentine, Gina Valentine, Drew Valentine and Denise Ware; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a granddaughter, Kati Lehman.
Services are 11 a.m. Monday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, the Rev. Chip Steffy officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Rockford.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to services Monday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in honor of Josephine to the American Heart Association.
Condolences may be left at ketchamripley.com.
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