Elmer Bos

October 20, 1921 - June 21, 2009 

Elmer Bos

October 20, 1921 - June 21, 2009 

Obituary for Elmer Bos

Elmer Bos, age 87, of Zeeland died Sunday, June 21, 2009 at Hospice House of Holland.

Elmer attended North Street Christian Reformed Church. He was a former deacon and elder and elder of visitation. Elmer worked at Zeeland Farmers Co-op for 35 years. He also was employed at Nykamp’s Tire and Zeeland Bakery. He served 3 years in the US Army during World War II. He was preceded in death by his loving daughter, Lila Shelley.

He is survived by his wife Irene of 62 years and children:
Karen and Carl Patterson of Northville, MI
Loren and Diane Bos of Zeeland
Dr. Timothy and Sandra Shelley of Eau Claire, WI
5 Grandchildren:
Cory Patterson, Cassie and Hannah Bos, Brandon and Eric Shelley
Nicole Shelley
Brothers and sisters:
Norman and Beverly Bos
Zona Bos
Delbert and Rose Marie Bos
Irvin and Mariane Bos
John and Betty Bos
Jerry and Diane Bos
Bernard Nyhof
Julia Beelen
Several Nieces and nephews
Brother and sister-in-law:
Foster and Bernice Nykamp
Irene Nykamp

A funeral service will be 11:00 AM, Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at North Street Christian Reformed Church 20 East Main Street in Zeeland. Reverend John Klompien will be officiating. Burial will be in Zeeland Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6-8 PM, Tuesday, June 23, 2009 Lakeshore Memorial Services 11939 James Street in Holland and from 10:00-10:45 AM prior to the service at North Street Christian Reformed Church. An on-line registry book is available at www.lakeshorememorial.com for those who cannot attend the services.

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