Josephine Demerse, age 83, of Escanaba passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at her home following a lengthy battle with cancer.
Josephine is survived by her husband, Milton; her daughter, Kim (Bill) Hicks of Escanaba; Her son, Kevin (Julie) Demerse of Modesto, California; 4 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren; her sister, Phyllis Duchaine of Escanaba, and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Betty Balenger.
According to family wishes, cremation will take place with no services. Josephine will be laid to rest in the Gardens of Rest Cemetary in Wells. The Demerse Family is being assisted by the Skradski-Boyce Funeral Home of Escanaba.