M. Josephine "Jo" Holmberg, 91, of Monmouth, Illinois, died at 8:45 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at Monmouth Nursing Home.

Born Dec. 22, 1925, she was the daughter of Roscoe and Henreitta May Merry. On Aug. 16, 1942, she married Rudy Holberg in Kahoka, Missouri. He died in 1994. 

Mrs. Holmberg worked for Frank Chapin's Grocery Store, Monmouth Nursing Home and as an assistant at Zimmer's Drug Store for 25 years until her retirement.

She attended schools in Monmouth and Oquawka, Illinois.  

Survivors include three daughters, Judy Olson of Galesburg, Illinois, and Vicki Rhodes and Carol Young, both of Monmouth; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and one son. 

No services are planned. A private family burial will be at a later date. Cremation is being accorded. 

Turnbull Funeral Home of Monmouth is assisting with the arrangements.