Geraldine “Gerri” Bosma, age 85, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, passed away on Friday, August 25, 2023, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson.
Memorial Service will be held Thursday, August 31, 2023, at 11:00 A.M. at Oak Heights Covenant Church in Hutchinson, Minnesota, with interment in Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls, Minnesota.
Gathering of Family and Friends will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorial Service will be livestreamed at https://www.oakheights.org/
Geraldine “Gerri” Agnes Bosma was born on August 22, 1938, in Titonka, Iowa. She was the daughter of Meindert and Flora (Franzen) Ullmann. Gerri was baptized as an infant and later confirmed in her faith as a youth at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Titonka. She received her education in Titonka, and was a graduate of the Titonka High School. Gerri furthered her education at the University of Northern Iowa, in Cedar Falls, Iowa, receiving her Bachelor of Science Degree.
On June 27, 1964, Geraldine was united in marriage to Howard Bosma at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Titonka, Iowa. This marriage was blessed with two children, Brian and Nancy. Howard and Geraldine resided in Hutchinson, Minnesota since January of 2010. They shared 57 years of marriage prior to the passing of Howard on February 28, 2022.
Gerri was employed as a teacher in Ames, Iowa, and Bloomington, Minnesota. She also worked at Blue Cross Blue Schield Insurance. Gerri retired in 2007. Gerri was a member of Oak Heights Covenant Church in Hutchinson.
Gerri enjoyed gardening, playing the piano, and socializing. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Gerri passed away on Friday, August 25, 2023, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson, at the age of 85 years.
Blessed be her memory.
Gerri is survived by her:
Son, Brian Bosma of Minneapolis, MN;
Daughter, Nancy Bosma of Waconia, MN;
Sister, Mildred Gray and her husband, Melvin of Appleton, WI;
Brothers-in-law, Gary Zwiefel of Titonka, IA,
Donald Bosma and his wife, Martha Lou of Indianapolis, IN,
Arnold Bosma and his wife, Judy of Houston, TX,
Glen Bosma of Houston, TX;
Sisters-in-law, Arliss Ullmann of Buffalo Center, IA,
Marcia Ullmann of Titonka, IA,
Doris Haraldson of Houston, TX,
Shirley Bosma of Green Valley, AZ;
Many other relatives and friends.
Gerri is preceded in death by her Parents, Meindert and Flora Ullmann; Husband, Howard Bosma; Siblings, Frank Ullmann, Henry Ullmann, Thelma Zwiefel, Floyd Ullmann, Hank Ullmann, Harriett Ullmann, Phyllis Janes; Brothers-in-law, Willis Janes, Marvin Bosma and his wife, Betty, Bill Haraldson; Sister-in-law, Sue Bosma.