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Josephine Echeverria, 87, passed away Saturday May 27, 2017 in Rockford IL. She was born in Dallas, Texas, February 12, 1930, the daughter of Nicholas and Estella (Nee: Robles) Echeverria. A homemaker throughout her life, Josephine enjoyed her Cadillac’s and listening to Elvis Presley. Josephine dressed to impress and her Stiletto’s did not miss a beat. She will be deeply missed by her 7 children, Jane (Nicholas) Sabala, Yolanda (Frank)Flores, Dorothy Delgado, Trinidad “Peanut” (Kenneth) Boucher, Kelly Elizarraras, Kimberly Pickerign and Jill Pickerign. Josephine is also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren along with 3 sisters and 1 brother. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, 3 sons, Thomas Guerrero, Jimmy Guerrero and Patrick Pickerign. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Josephine on Friday June 2, 2017 at 1 pm in St. Patrick Catholic Church (1100 Erie St.) Father Antony Thomas officiating. The family will receive guests on Thursday June 1, 2017 in the funeral home from 5-9 pm, and again on Friday in the church from 12 pm until the time of service. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery on HWY 32.