Peterson Funeral Chapel


             Josephine B. Gregory, 82, of Aurora passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019 in the Aurora Nursing Center.

            She was born to Joseph and Lottie Thurman Shelton on May 28, 1936 in Aurora, MO.  She was a retired school cook.

            Survivors include three sons, Mike Ortwein of Monett, MO. and Charles and Tom Ortwein both of Aurora, MO.; one daughter, Debra Guevara of Plano, TX.; two step-children, Leon Gregory and Diane Gregory both of Milwaukee, WI.‚Äč;  daughter-in-law, Judith Ortwein of Broken Arrow, OK.;  8 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

            She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Norris Ortwein and second husband, Ellsworth Gregory; and on son, Raymond Ortwein.   

            A memorial mass will be held Saturday, April 13 at 11:00 a.m. in the Holy Trinity Catholic Church under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.   Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Aurora.