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Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Friday April 7th, 2017
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Funeral Service

Friday April 7th, 2017

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Virgil Edwin Bosma

Funeral services for Virgil E. Bosma, age 83, of Albert Lea, will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 7, 2017 at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home.  Rev. Christopher Martin will officiate. Military Honors will be accorded by local servicemen’s organizations. Interment will be at Olena Mound Cemetery in Buffalo Center, Iowa.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Friday. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.

Virgil died Monday, April 3, 2017 at St. John’s Lutheran Community in Albert Lea.

Virgil Edwin Bosma was born on December 24, 1933 in Hebron Township, Kossuth County, Iowa, the son of Edward and Elizabeth (Nerdig) Bosma. He served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955. On April 26, 1956, Virgil married Vivian Johnson in Nashua, Iowa. The couple later divorced. Virgil farmed his whole life in Buffalo Center, Iowa and Emmons, Minnesota.  He was a member of Emmons Lutheran Church, Emmons American Legion Post, and Albert Lea Eagles Club.  Virgil loved fishing and spending time in retirement in Mission, Texas.

Virgil is survived by his children, Douglas (Carol) Bosma of Emmons, Debra (Mark) Meuser of Albert Lea, David Bosma of Lake Mills, Iowa, and Denise (Daniel) Clark of Albert Lea; grandchildren, Michael Bosma, Jonathan Bosma, Brittany Meuser, Megan Meuser, Jamison Clark, Tyler Clark, Braden Clark, Wyatt Clark; siblings, Ruth Murra, Richard (Sharon) Bosma, and Dennis (Bonnie) Bosma; and many nieces and nephews.

Virgil was preceded in death by his parents, nephew Ronnie Bosma, and brother-in-law Ray Murra.

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A candle was lit in memory of Virgil Bosma

Rick & Patty Murra Apr 9 2017 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. Remember going to visit on Sundays a few times when you were in Emmons. I cannot attend the service, but you'll be in my thoughts tomorrow.

Linda Bosma (Clarence's daughter) Apr 6 2017 12:00 AM

I am very sorry for your lost. I am told time heals the wounded heart.

Steven Hacker Apr 6 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Virgil Bosma

Dan and Deb Fardal Apr 6 2017 12:00 AM

Deb, Mark, and family
My sympathy to you and your family for the loss of your father. Eroding you in our thoughts...

Carol Kallberg Apr 6 2017 12:00 AM

oh sorry....Keeping you in our thoughts...... Carol

Carol Kallberg Apr 6 2017 12:00 AM

May you feel the love of your Heavenly Father as he carries you through this time of grief. Thinking if you and praying for your whole family .

Kathy Quinn Apr 5 2017 12:00 AM

Thinking of all of your families at this difficult time. Reminiscing of fun times we had when we were all together years ago.

Barb (Meinders) Rinnels Apr 5 2017 12:00 AM

My sincere sympathy to Virgils' family. Thinking and praying for the family.
Sharon Nerdig, Forest City

Sharon Nerdig Apr 5 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Pray God's comfort in the days and weeks ahead.

Karen & Doug Penning Apr 4 2017 12:00 AM

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