Josephine Olive Bieniek, age 84, of Cedar passed away October 10, 2007 at her home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, October 15th at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Oak Grove with Father David Blume as Celebrant. A visitation will be held from 4-8 P. M. on Sunday, October 14th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel and also1 hour prior to the funeral Monday at the church. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Josephine Olive Bieniek was born October 18, 1922 in Downing, Wisconsin to Thomas and Alma Hoff. She was raised at Clear Lake, Wisconsin and graduated from Amery High School. On November 20, 1945 she married Claude A. Bieniek. They made their first home at Opole, Minnesota and then they made their home in several places until 1970 when they moved to Cedar where they have since made their home. Josephine was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Oak Grove. Besides her family and the family activities she enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, reading, gardening, and watching her favorite TV programs; Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy and the Animal Planet channel.
Josephine passed away at her home on October 10, 2007 at the age of 84 years, 11 months and 22 days. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by one son, Thomas; two grandchildren, Mary and Traci; and by one sister and by six brothers.
She will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Claude A. Bieniek; eight children, Claudia (Thomas) McCarthy, Mary (Gerald) Wood, Julia (Michael) Snell, Edward (Paula) Bieniek, Theresa (Kenneth) Isum, Monica (Daryl) Bronniche, Josephine (Michael) Isum and Claude G. Bieniek; by 17 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and by many other relatives and friends.