Age 87, of Holt, MI, passed away September 29, 2013. She was born July 17, 1926, in Grand Haven, MI, daughter of the late Charles and Ida Arbogast.
Jo was a woman of many hats. She worked as a “Soda Jerk” as a teenager, taught herself how to swim at the age of 50 and was a longtime member and volunteer with the YMCA. She also served for years as a Sunday School teacher at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church. Jo loved and lived for her family. She enjoyed crocheting and was an avid Rummy player. Her family would like to send a special thanks to her Heartland Hospice team for keeping her comfortable in her final days.
She is survived by her sons, Robert (Marie) Bochenek, Joe (Marilyn) Bochenek and Dan Bochenek; 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and other extended family members. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Adam Leonard Lee, who passed away March 10, 2000; and 2 brothers and 4 sisters.
The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel. Interment will follow in Maple Ridge Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday evening and one hour prior to the service time on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the YMCA or to Heartland Hospice.