Obit: Boss, Robert (1922 – 1976)


Surnames: Boss, Rakow, Schulz, Meyer, Beran, Kaz, Steinmetz, Hessel, Trump, Olson, Justice

---------Source: Owen Enterprise (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 07 Jul 1976

Boss, Robert (7 Dec 1922 – 5 Jul 1976)

Robert Boss, 53, Curtiss, Wisconsin, died at his home July 5, 1976 due to a heart attack.

Funeral services will be Thursday, July 8, 1976 at 1:30 p.m. at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, North Green Grove, with Rev. Roland Rakow officiating.

Friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Kraut-Maurina Funeral Home in Abbotsford.

(Follow on article in 14 Jul 1976 Owen Enterprise)

Services were held Thursday, July 8, 1976 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, North Green Grove, for Robert V. Boss, 53, Curtiss. He was pronounced dead on arrival at 8 p.m. at the Colby Clinic on Monday, July 5, 1976, where he was taken. Death was attributed to an apparent heart attack, which he suffered earlier at his home.

The Rev. Roland Rakow, pastor, officiated. Mrs. Calvin Schulz was organist for the funeral, and interment was made at the Holton Cemetery. Military graveside services were conducted by Huber-Schmitt-Bruesewitz-Deck V.F.W. Post 2227.

Serving as pallbearers were Bill Meyers, Frank Beran, Ray Kaz, Marvin Steinmetz, Dennis Boss and Donald Boss.

Mr. Boss was born December 7, 1922 in the Town of Holton, and received his education in Abbotsford schools. He lived in the Town of Holton, and later in San Jose, California. He worked for the railroad for a while and operated a farm in the Town of Green Grove from 1955 until 1972. He had resided at Curtiss the past three years.

Mr. Boss also worked for the Johnson Silo Company, and was employed as an artificial inseminator from 1962 to 1969. Since 1969 he was a regional manager for Furst McNess, selling farm products.

A veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Huber-Schmidt-Bruesewitz-Decker VFW Post 2227 of Colby. He also was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

On November 3, 1954 he married the former Evelyn Hessel. She survives.

Other survivors include a daughter, JoAnne, Schofield; a son, William Trump, Nekoosa; three brothers, Ernest, Abbotsford, Earl, Colby, and Vernon, Curtiss, and three sisters, Mrs. Herbert (Lenore) Meyer Jr., Curtiss, and Mrs. Violet Olson, and Mrs. Al (Ruth) Justice, both of San Jose, California.



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