Josephine C. Barnard, 71, died July 7, 2018 in the comfort of her home in Snowflake. She was born April 5, 1947 in Wheaton, Minn. to her parents, Harriet and Rudolph Gulbrandson.

Josephine had a full life. She was a nurse in the Navy and a veteran of the Vietnam War. She lived in Arizona for over 40 years and absolutely loved it! She was a member of the Lutheran Church. Josephine was well-liked by all who knew her and will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her life partner of 34 years, Gwenda Saylors; son Kenn Wilson; brothers, Dale Gulbrandson and Kent Gulbrandson; and sister Pat Ott; as well as numerous family and friends.

A public visitation and friends calling will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, July 13, at Owens Livingston Mortuary Heritage Chapel, 84 E. 19 S. in Snowflake. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m.

Owens Livingston Mortuary of Snowflake handled arrangements.

For those who have special memories and would like to send private condolences or sign an online guest book, visit website at

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