Josephine "Jo" Becks (nee Schottelkotte), 96, of Medina, passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017. She was born September 20, 1921 in Cincinnati, to the late John and Rose (nee Kuhn) Schottelkotte.
Josephine was a former Highland School Board Member, a member of the Leadership of Medina County and a former Hinckley Township Trustee. She was active for many years at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Hinckley and was a current member of St. Francis Xavier in Medina. Jo was involved in many community volunteer organizations and received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the YWCA. She enjoyed reading and golf.
She will be dearly missed by her children, Carolyn Meyers Hughes (Lee), Carl, Jr. (Kathleen), Mary Jo Boyes (James "Dave"), John (Cynthia) and Richard; her eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Sr. and her siblings, Rose Goodbody, John and Harry Schottelkotte.
Jo's family would like to send a heartfelt Thank You to the Staff of Brookdale South & Hospice and Dr. Karen Monheim and the UH Internal Medicine Staff.
Friends may join the family for visitation Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 2 to 5 P.M. at Carlson Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 3477 Medina Road (corner of Rt. 18 & River Styx Road), Medina. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, November 13, 2017 at 11 A.M., at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 606 East Washington Street, Medina (please meet at the church). Interment will follow at Maple Hill Cemetery in Hinckley.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Josephine's name to St. Vincent DePaul Society, 606 East Washington Street, Medina, OH 44256 or Northeast Ohio Region of The Red Cross, 3747 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115 or The Highland Foundation.