OBITUARY

Josephine Florez

September 8, 1922April 3, 2019

Mrs. Josephine Florez, of Chicago, Illinois, passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at the age of 97. Josephine was born to parents Jose and Maria Enriquez on September 8, 1922 in Des Moines, Iowa. She grew up in a family of seven children and attended Valley High School.

Josephine married Gilbert Florez and had two sons, Mario and Gilbert Jr. The family moved to Chicago where they raised their family. She spent her retirement years with family and friends, traveling and enjoying life.

Josephine is survived by her two sisters, Linda Shelton and Rose (Wayne) Mitchell. She is preceded in death by her eldest son, Mario, four other siblings, Mary Lou Enriquez, Angelina Enriquez Henry, Virginia Enriquez and Frank Enriquez; and her parents, Jose and Maria Enriquez.

A funeral will take place on April 9 at 10:00 am at St Ambrose, Cathedral, Des Moines. Friends and family are invited to attend the burial ceremony at Jordan Creek Cemetery shortly thereafter. The family is grateful for the condolences, but declines flowers and donations.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, April 8, 2019
  • Rosary Monday, April 8, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, April 9, 2019
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