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Boese, Robert 1864-1940


Posted By: Sharyl Ferrall - IAGenWeb volunteer
Date: 8/15/2017 at 20:26:39

Robert Boese, 76, a resident of this communities [sic] for 34 years, passed away Friday morning following a two weeks illness. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at St. Paul's Lutheran church, the Rev. F.R. Ludwig officiating. Interment was made in Postville cemetery.

Mr. Boese was born in Germany, November 28, 1864.

He was married to Sophie Bergman in Germany on May 15, 1893, and to them were born four children, who survive him, namely, Mrs. Rudy Everman, Mrs. Milton Gordon, William Boese and Henry Boese. Mrs. Boese passed away in 1913. The family came to the United States in 1906, coming directly to this community which has since been their home.

In 1921 Mr. Boese was married to Dorothy Freeman and to them were born nine children, all but one of whom, Robert, Jr., who passed away in 1936, together with the widow, survive; Leo, Harold, Dorothy, John, Edward, Donald, Katherine and Frank. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren and other relatives.

~Postville Herald, Wednesday January 1, 1941


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