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Josephine GoSline

August 25, 1920 — March 29, 2016

Josephine M. GoSline, 95 of Aledo died Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at Brookstone in Aledo. Mass of Christian Burial will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 1, 2016 at St. John's Catholic Church in Viola. Burial is in the Calvary Cemetery in Rock Island. Visitation is one hour prior to services at the church where memorials may be left to St. John's Building Fund, Brookstone or Hospice Compassus. Fippinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements and online condolences can be made at

She was born August 25, 1920 in Rock Island to Edmond and Martha D'Hooge VanDeGejuchte. She attended St. Joseph's Grade School and Rock Island High School. She married Gilbert "Gib" GoSline September 2, 1938 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rectory of St. Paul Catholic Church, Rock Island. He died September 19, 2010.

Jo was an active person. At Age 11 she was a newspaper carrier for the Rock Island Argus. During later years, she enjoyed bowling. dancing at the Col Ballroom and working with her husband "Gib" in his business; "Gib's Marine Sales " on the Rock River Bank edge of Black Hawk State Park and Cotton Mill Building. After retirement she enjoyed gardening, making greeting cards, quilting, stamp collecting and mostly enjoyed her family. She Always kept busy.

She is survived by 2 daughters: Martha GoSline of Aledo, Janine (Marvin) Thirtyacre of Burgess, 7 grandchildren: Andrea (Richard) Barton of Burgess; Angela Kendall of Andalusia; Michelle Crummy of Aledo; Colleen (Ryan) Brown of Cambridge; Lisa (Adam) Hardin of Aledo; Amy Thirtyacre of Matherville and Ryan Thirtyacre of Columbus, Georgia; 13 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and 3 brothers.

Visitation Details

Friday, April 1st, 2016, 1:00pm - 2:00pm, St John's Catholic Church

Service Details

Friday, April 1st, 2016, 2:00pm, St John's Catholic Church

Interment Details

Calvary Cemetery

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