WEST BEND

Josephine E. Bartlett
March 7, 1930 Feb. 15, 2019

Josephine E. Bartlett (nee Vobora), passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, at the age of 88 years. She was born on March 7, 1930 in Granton to Tony and Mary (nee Marek) Vobora. She attended Neillsville High School for one year and graduated from Granton High School Class of 1948. On February 10, 1951, she married Harold A. Bartlett and began her family. Over the years, she worked for Y-Z Lodge Resort in Eagle River from 19481951, Amity Leather, Wesbar, Serigraph and Memorial Nursing Home in Neillsville, and was the past owner of The Dipper Inn in West Bend and The Pour Haus in Argonne. Her hobbies and interests were sewing and quilting, gardening, cooking and baking, playing bingo, singing and playing music, she loved being a farmer with her husband, but she especially loved spending time with her family and having visitors.

Josephine is survived by her children: Barbara Carlson, Gordon (Linda Lee) Bartlett, Beverly Bartlett, Darlene Campbell, Betty (Troy) Marquard, Annette (Scott) Erickson and Gary (Christi) Bartlett; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; siblings Angela Garbisch and Libbie Wickland; nieces, nephews other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter Judy Ann Bartlett; son George; brothers: Anton, James, Frank, George and Stanley; and her sisters Marie Gross and Agnes Gross.

A funeral service for Josephine will be at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 12:00 p.m. Interment will be at Greenbush Cemetery in Greenbush.

The family would like to thank the staff at Cornerstone Assisted Living, Serenity Hospice and Dr. Gary Herdrich for their loving care they gave to Josephine. Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. For more information, call 262338-2050 or visit www.phillipfuneralhome.com.