Jeanette Bos, 94, Waupun

August 12, 2018

Jeanette Bos, 94, Waupun, a resident of The Christian Home and Rehabilitation Center, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2018.

Jeanette was born June 12, 1924, in Green Lake County, the daughter of Carl and Agnes Oostra Stiemsma. On June 1, 1945, she married John E. Bos at First Christian Reformed Church in East Friesland. Jeanette and John farmed in the Waupun area for more than 40 years. She was also employed by The Christian Home in Waupun for 10 years in dietary. Jeanette was a member of Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Waupun.

Jeanette is survived by three daughters, Andrea (Daniel) Baber of rural Brandon, Loretta (John) Posthuma of rural Brandon, and Joan (Douglas) Aukeman of Hudsonville, Michigan; a son, James (Doreen) Bos of rural Waupun; 16 grandchildren, Mae (Derek) Kleinheksel, Rebecca (Michael) Huisman, Rachel (Michele Capio) Baber, Nathaniel (Emily) Baber, Corwin Bos, Chris (Jodi) Slager, Jennifer (Wesley) Faren, Kimberle (Garren) Agle, Ryan (Amy) Aukeman, Joy (Jon) Ippel, Nathan (Mandi) Aukeman, Alyssa (Brian) Maring, Bethany (Daryl) Rylaarsdam, David (Kerri) Posthuma, Jonathan Posthuma, and Nicole (Zach) Staudt; 37 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Lois Bos and Bernie Stiemsma; and several nieces and nephews.

Jeanette was preceded in death by her husband, John, in 2002; brothers, Jack, Ronald, and Ervin Stiemsma; and sisters, Ann Fischer and Josie Leystra.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 10:30 a.m. at Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Waupun with the Rev. Jeff Brower officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery. Friends and relatives may call on the family Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun and Tuesday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.

Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun is serving the family. Please visit our website at www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further information and to send condolences.

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