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Josie Minerich

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Josie Minerich

Lifetime North Fork area resident Josephine C. "Josie" Minerich died Dec. 2, 2017, at Paonia Care and Rehabilitation Center in Paonia. She was 98.

Visitation will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7. Rosary will be recited at 9:30 a.m. and Mass of the Resurrection will follow at 10 a.m., all at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Paonia with Father Nicodemis officiating. Interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Minerich was born in Bowie on Sept. 8, 1919, to Fred and Irma Surroz. They moved to Paonia in 1923. Her father died when she was 7, and her mother married Joseph Surroz. Josie graduated from Paonia High School in 1937.

On Sept. 16, 1939, she married William Minerich in Paonia.

Mrs. Minerich was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She volunteered for the American Cancer Society for 30 years, helped organize senior citizen dinners, was active in the PTA and volunteered at the Paonia Care Center for years. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, flowers, gardening and cooking. When she was younger, she enjoyed hiking and spending time in the mountains.

She is survived by her children, William (Doris) Minerich of Montrose, Kenneth (Linda) Minerich of Grand Junction, Jerry Minerich of Westminster and Larry (Melanie Shea) Minerich of Eagle River, Alaska; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Minerich was preceded in death by her husband, William; brother, Ernie Surroz; and two sisters, Doris Carpenter and Mary Reich.

Memorial contributions may be made to HopeWest, PO Box 24, Delta, CO 81416; Shriners Hospitals for Children, Attn: Office of Development, 2900 N Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607; or Colorado Boys Ranch, c/o CBR YouthConnect, 14143 Denver West Parkway Suite 100, Golden, CO 80401.

Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.

Visit the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at www.taylorfuneralservice.com.

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