Josephine Ann Harper, 88, of Cherokee Village died April 2, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village.
Born Nov 29, 1914, in Chicago, she was the son of Emil and Katherine Schodorf Schroeder. She married Edwin Harper Dec. 1, 1934, in Chicago. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village, the Ladies Auxiliary and Cherokee Village Elks Lodge.
Survivors include two daughters -- Jo-Ann Davenport of Cherokee Village and Doloes Rulh of Deerbrook, Wis.; a son Ronald E. Harper of Hardy; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Edwin Harper who died in 1938; four brothers -- Emil, Casper, George and Ernest; and two sisters -- Catherine and Rosemary.
The funeral was held at Model Funeral Home of Darien, Ill.
Local arrangements under the direction of Higginbotham Funeral Home.