Ivan Willard Josephson

TRENARY – Ivan Willard Josephson, 88, of M-67 Trenary, died at his home on Monday morning, Dec. 31, 2012. He was born on Feb. 26, 1924, in Trenary to Elof and Annie (Suomi) Josephson.

Willard was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. In 1945, he married Georgia Ostanek. He worked at Kimberly Clark in Munising from 1955 until 1984.

Willard is survived by his wife of over 67 years, Georgia of Trenary; grandchildren, Kim (Dave) Wierzbach of Sheboygan, Wis., and Chris (Debbie) Kreiger of Venice, Fla.; great-grandchildren, Ashlee and Ben Wierzbach and Anna and Cale Kreiger; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Cheri Kreiger; and brothers, Arvid and Richard Josephson.

There will be no public services held and his obituary and guestbook may be viewed and signed at www.bowermanfuneralhome.net