ESTENSEN, Josephine (nee Warnica-Cook) – Age 85 of Sarnia, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved wife of the late Arthur Cyril Estensen for 50 years. Loving mother of James Cantley (Gina) Smith, Elizabeth Anne (late Lawrence) Gordon, Ray Gordon (Gloria) Smith, Robert Arthur (Annette) Estensen, Albert Ernest (Andrea) Estensen, Sigfred David (Dawn) Estensen. Cherished by 16 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-granchildren. Survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by her parents, 6 brothers and 2 sisters. Following Josephine’s wishes there will be no public visitation or funeral service. A private family service has taken place to celebrate her life. Josephine’s ashes will be places with her husband Arthur in the Beachwood Military Cemetery, Ottawa at a later date. Josephine was a long time member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 62 Ladies Auxiliary, Sarnia. A special thank you to the nurses and staff of the Acute Stroke Unit 4th floor Bluewater Health, Sarnia from the Estensen and Smith families. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Canadian Cancer Society, Alzheimer Society or the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund. Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.steadmanbrothers.ca. Arrangements entrusted to STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden 519-864-1193.
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