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Josephine Blaber

July 12, 1930 February 3, 2019
Josephine Blaber
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Obituary for Josephine Blaber

Josephine Blaber nee Dooley, brilliant and prolific artist, cherished and trend-setting mom and grandma, age 88, of Oak Park and Palm Springs, CA. Jo was a graduate of St. Luke’s and Trinity in River Forest and St. Mary of the Woods IN, and a longtime member of St. Edmund parish, as well as president of the Palm Springs CA Museum Artists Council. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 50 years, Leo B.Blaber Jr., and is survived by her dear brother Dick (Barbara) Dooley, her loving children Mary, Wendy (Bill) Cook, Mark (Maureen), Peter (Heather), Christina (Eric) Blake, Vincent (Loly), David (Pilar), Barbara (Mark) Jenig, Ramona (Mike Cosgrove). She will be dearly missed by her grandchildren Kylie, Brendan, Peter, Erin, Christopher, Justin, Nicole, Kelly, Spencer, Stacia, Melissa, Michael, Natasha, and Maverick. Visitation Sunday, February 10, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Prayers Monday, February 11th at 10:15 a.m. from the funeral home to St. Edmund Church, 188 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park for funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Interment All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in her honour may be sent to St. Edmund Church, 188 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park, IL, 60302, stedmund.org, or to Operation Smile Train https://www.smiletrain.org.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

10

Feb

3:00 PM 2/10/2019 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/10/2019 8:00:00 PM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Monday

11

Feb

11:00 AM 2/11/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2/11/2019 12:00:00 PM
St. Edmund Church

188 S. Oak Park Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60302

Prayers 10:15 a.m. Monday morning at the funeral home.

St. Edmund Church
188 S. Oak Park Ave. Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

All Saints Cemetery Final Resting Place

700 North River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016

700 North River Road Des Plaines 60016 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Operation Smile Train

PO Box 96231
Washington, D.C. 20090-6231

St. Edmund Church

188 S. Oak Park Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60302
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