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Della (Koonstra) Bosma (1899-1969)


Posted By: jane austin (email)
Date: 2/25/2021 at 11:22:04

Funeral services were held Wednesday for Mrs. Louis Bosma of Sibley at the Christian Reformed Church at Sibley. Mrs. Bosma died suddenly Sunday morning. She was the mother of Harry Bosma of Sanborn. Burial was in the Roseland Cemetery at Sanborn.

Sanborn Pioneer, 15 May 1969, p9
Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 14, 1969, from the Christian Reformed Church at Sibley for Mrs. Louis Bosma, age 70 who died Sunday morning enroute to the Worthington Hospital.

Mrs. Bosma was born Della Koonstra, February 12, 1899 in Akkerwoude, Friesland, Netherlands. On March 15, 1920, she was united in marriage to Louis Bosma, coming to Sanborn, Iowa, December 21, 1927, with four children. They moved to a farm southeast of Sibley March 1, 1928; later living on farms in the Allendorf-Ocheyedan area. They retired to Sibley in March,1956.

She is survived by her husband, Louis; five sons: Harry of Sanborn, William, Clarence, and Andrew of Sibley; and Charles of Ocheyedan; on daughter Freda (Mrs. Louis Dekkenga) of Ocheyedan; twenty-two grandchildren, and one brother in the Netherlands.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Henry.

Burial was in the Roseland, Cemetery, Sanborn. Walton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Sibley (Iowa) Tribune, 15 May, 1969, p13


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