BOUSKA, Rose Ann (Bohr, Smith) 1936-2014
BOUSKA, BOHR, SMITH, IMHOLTE
Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 9/11/2014 at 01:16:38
CHARLES CITY, IOWA - Rose Bouska, 78, of Charles City died Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City.
A funeral Mass will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Charles City, with the Rev. Gary Mayer officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery at Charles City.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hauser Funeral Home, Charles City, where a rosary will be said at 5 p.m. and a scripture service will begin at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue Saturday at the church an hour prior to the Mass.
Hauser Funeral Home, 641-228-2323, in Charles City is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.hauserfh.com .
Source: Mason City Globe Gazette, 11 SEP 2014
Date Of Birth: May 31, 1936
Date Of Death: September 10, 2014
Service Date: Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
Rose Bouska, 78, of Charles City, died Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at the Floyd County Medical Center in Charles City.
A funeral Mass for Rose Bouska will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Reverend Gary Mayer will celebrate the Mass. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery at Charles City.
Friends may call at the Hauser Funeral Home from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday where a Rosary will be said at 5 p.m. and a Scripture Service will begin at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue Saturday at the church an hour prior to the Mass.
Rose Ann Bohr Smith Bouska was born May 31, 1936, on a farm near Fredericksburg, the daughter of Anthony and Mary (Imholte) Bohr. She graduated in 1954 from Notre Dame High School in Cresco. On June 6 1955, she was united in marriage to Leland Smith. To this union eight children were born. Leland died on February 6, 1999.
On December 27, 2003, that she was married to Joseph Bouska. Rose helped Leland with the farming operation and for many years worked as a Food Service Director with the Charles City Schools. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Resurrection Choir, Rosary Society and the Silver Ridge Tennis Club in Mesa, Ariz. Her interests included canning, baking bread, reading, tennis, playing cards and board games, working crossword puzzles, sewing and various types of needlework. Rose was an avid Saint Louis Cardinal fan. Family was always important to Rose and she looked forward to sharing her life with them.
Living family members include her husband, Joeseph Bouska of Charles City: seven children, Jim (Kathy) Smith of Chicago, Illinois, Mary Jean Smith of Cedar Falls and significant other Frank Carrell; Kathleen (Bill) Kalsow of Shoreview, Minn., Teresa (Bob) Bruns of Holland, Michigan, Donna (Brad) Lester of Slater, Tricia (Tom) Hartman of Decorah and Andrew Jay (Connie) Smith of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; son-in-law, Pat (Leslie) Lyons of Aurora, Colorado; 16 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; three step children, Jaqueline (Fred) Jenkins of Robinsdale, Minnesota, Randy (Tina) Bouska of Charles City, Steven (Amy) Bouska of Charles City; 11 step grandchildren; five step great grandchildren; two brothers, Norbert (Diane) Bohr of Decorah and Al Bohr of Rochester, Minnesota; and two sisters, Roselyn Shimek of Cresco and Jeanette Heintz of Washburn.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leland; daughter, Joan Lyons; and 10 brothers and sisters.
Source: Hauser Funeral Home
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