Josee Kolsti passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018.

She was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, the Rev. Arthur Kolsti, and her son Paul Kolsti.

She was born and raised in Belgium, coming to this country at age 21, where she became an accomplished artist, gallery owner and businesswoman.

She is survived by her daughter, Diane Rose, of Oregon; grandson Christopher Bryan of Oregon; and granddaughter Jennifer Willcott of Kansas.

Her creativity, wit, humor and larger-than-life personality will be missed by her family and friends.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, Jan. 25, at 2 p.m., at the First Congregational Church, 55 Elm St., Camden, the Rev. Deb Jenks officiating.