Josephine Rader

July 31, 1936 ~ March 26, 2021 (age 84)


Josephine L. Rader, age 84, passed away Friday, March, 26, 2021 at Crestline Nursing Center.

She was born on July 31, 1936 to John and Dorothy (Morrison) McClead in Athens, Ohio. Josephine had been a Shelby resident for over 60 years. She worked as a cashier at Cornell's IGA. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, knitting and was a collector of porcelain dolls and antique furniture. Above all else, Josephine loved spending time with her grandchildren and family.

Josephine is survived by her daughter Jody (David) Brenneis of Lexington; daughter-in-law Sue Feeney of FL; her grandchildren, David (Amber) Rader, Jimmy (Kasey) Rader both of Lexington, and Kevin (Michele) Rader of Ontario; 10 great-grandchildren, Jordan, Collin, Calah, Grace, Marlea, JoyAnna, Elijah, Levi, Hope, and Evelyn; as well as nieces, nephews and other relatives.

In addition to her parents, Josephine was preceded in death by her husband Richard Rader; two sons Steve and Dave Rader; grandson Nathan Rader and infant granddaughter Faith Rader.

Per Josephine's wishes, funeral services will not be observed. 

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial contributions be made to the STOP Cat Shelter at 1152 Lexington Ave., Mansfield, OH 44907.




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