Josephine Ewbank

  • Born: March 14, 1917
  • Died: March 14, 2019
  • Location: Sterling, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

505 1st Avenue
Sterling, IL 61081

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family


Josephine Ewbank, 102, born in Las Cruces, New Mexico and formerly of Sterling, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Presence Cor Mariae Nursing Home, in Rockford. Surviving are sister, Francis "Butchie" (Vincent) Medina; son, Michael (Susan) Guevara of Rockford; stepson, Kris (Dierdra) Ewbank of Mesa, Ariz.; four grandchildren; and six stepgrandchildren. Predeceased by sisters, Madeline "Nena" and Annie, and brothers, John and Albert, stepson Gary Ewbank. Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 21, in St. Mary Catholic Church, with The Very Reverend James R. Keenan, officiating. Visitation from 9:30-10:30 a.m.at McDonald Funeral Home in Sterling with prayers at 10:30 A.M. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Sterling. A memorial has been established.