Josephine R. Schrum

August 22, 1923 – June 6, 2022

Josephine R. Schrum, age 98 passed away on June 6, 2022 in Morgan Hill, California. Josephine was born August 22, 1923 in Guanajuato, Mexico. Josephine became a United States citizen in 1961. Josephine worked for Raytheon for 16 years and retired in 1983. Josephine was volunteer with Council on Aging in Healdsburg for 16 years, until 2005.

Josephine is survived by her five children and their families. Rosalind Shigemi, Dolores and Martin Smallen, Pete and Martha Mirande, Mary Cortez, Beatrice and Darrell Couzens, her younger sister, Tiburcia Marquez and family. Josephine is survived by 10 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Josephine is survived by stepchildren, Allan and Claire Schrum, Joseph Schrum, and their families.

Services will take place at St. John’s Catholic Church at 208 Matheson Street in Healdsburg on Friday June 10, 2022, beginning with a viewing at 11:00am and mass at 12:00pm followed by a burial at Oak Mound Cemetery, 601 Piper Rd, Healdsburg, CA. Private reception to follow.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Josephine’s memory to Healdsburg Council on Aging. Website is Please include her name in your online donation.

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3 replies
  1. Tammy Olea-Ruiz
    Tammy Olea-Ruiz says:

    Cheers to the life of a very elegant woman. Her legacy lives on in the hearts of her children. May you now be with God and rest in eternal peace. May the family move forward with your new normal, knowing hers was a life well lived. May God Bless you all

  2. Tina Seaton
    Tina Seaton says:

    Aunt Josie…you will be dearly missed! I have such happy memories of visits with you.
    May your sweet smile wrap around your family for comfort always and forever.


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