Josefina Oviedo, 82, passed away on March 18, 2020, at 5:52 a.m. at the St. Joseph Medical Center in Mishawaka.
Josephina was born the daughter of Jose and Delfina Chapa Perales on Nov. 5, 1937. She has been a resident of the area for more than 50 years, and retired from Bristol Manufacturing. She attended St. Michaels Catholic Church in Plymouth. During her free time, Josephina enjoyed shopping, and loved spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Survivors include her sons, Miguel Oviedo of South Bend; Nazario Oviedo of LaPaz; grandchildren Gabriel, Jaden, Eliana, Ashton and Marisa, as well as great-grandchildren Xavier and Silas. Survivors also include sisters Inez Garcia of North Judson; Norma Perales of Plymouth; and brother Ruben Perales of Pompano, Fla.
Preceding her in death are her parents, sisters Carolina Perales, Ventura Perales, Gloria Reyes and Hilda Stricklin. Also preceding her in death are brothers Jose Perales, Jr. and Eli Perales, and her daughter-in-law Melinda Oviedo.
Visitation will be held on March 26, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. a St. Michaels Catholic Church.
Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home is privileged to be entrusted with the care of Josefina’s family.