– Josephine, 91, died June 7 in Sublimity. She was born in
Cordova, AK and moved to Stayton in 1977, living in Salem from
1994 – 2004 and settling in Sublimity. Josephine married
Frank Markey in Cordova, AK in 1959, he preceded her in death
in 2005. She received her bachelor’s degree from Marylhurst
College. Josephine played basketball in high school and
college and later coached basketball. She enjoyed
cross-country skiing, crossword and jigsaw puzzles, and was an
awesome cook and seamstress. Josephine was a member of St.
Boniface Catholic Church in Sublimity.
is survived by children: Tom (Jana) Markey of Sublimity,
Maureen (Arlyn) Hansen of Lacomb, Bridget Markey of El Cajon,
CA and Kevin (Jennifer) Markey of Turner; 6 grandchildren and
3 great-grandchildren. Josephine was preceded in death by
brothers, Robert, William and Jack, sister, Rita and her twin
services will be held. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.