Josette Marie Louise Lager (1949- 2021)
Was born in Breese, Illinois on October 31,1949, To a German American military man named Tommy Lager, and a French Mother Simone DuFour who was born in Lyon, France. Simone moved to America with her husband in the mid 1940s to Breese, Illinois. Josette stayed in Breese, Illinois until she was a Junior in High school but she longed to go to Hollywood and so it was she would arrive at 17 in Los Angeles. She stayed with friends, and started modeling, a lot of showbiz people and studios took interest in her as she was stunningly beautiful. She slowly became a part of the Hollywood circuit in the late 1960's and early 70's. She also began to dance in clubs on Hollywood Blvd. She had dated Hollywood actors such as Vic Morrow, and mob boss actor in the godfather part 1 Al Lettieri. Josette was also a poet and writer who would later write a book of poems titled "The child of my youth". Dedicated to her Son John Jr.
Josette gave up the high life in Hollywood settling down with Rock n roll singer Johnny Stark in 1970.The relationship lasted a few years producing one Son John (Giovanni) Sticco Jr. Josette later moved to Reseda and took up nursing. Later she retired from that and moved to Las Vegas to be closer to her son.Josette also became a born again Christian and had lived a happy little life for herself until she was diagnosed with alzheimers in 2015. Josette passed away in her sleep in 2021.
May she rest in peace...
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