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Jennie Bosch

July 7, 1924 August 10, 2016
Jennie Bosch
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JENNIE BOSCH was born to Nicholas and Jennie (Van Hoogdalem) Elzinga on July 7, 1924 on a farm near Vona, Colorado. At a young age she moved with her parents to a farm near Valley Springs, South Dakota where she attended country school. Upon completion of her education, she remained living and helping on the family farm. On December 18, 1945, Jennie was united in marriage to Dries G. Bosch at her parents’ home. Following their marriage, they lived and farmed near Valley Springs, South Dakota. One year later the couple moved to a farm one mile east of her parents. In 1948, they moved to a farm near Beaver Creek, Minnesota where they lived and continued to farm. Jennie also taught piano for many years. In 1979, they retired from farming and moved into Valley Springs. On October 4, 2001, Dries preceded her in death. After his death, Jennie continued to reside at their home in Valley Springs. In November 2011, Jennie moved to Luverne, Minnesota where she resided at the Oaks and later Poplar Creek Estates. In November 2013, she moved to the Tuff Memorial Home in Hills, Minnesota.

On Wednesday, August 10, 2016 while at the Sanford Luverne Hospice Cottage, Jennie went to be with the Lord at the age of 92 years, one month and three days.

Jennie was a member of the Valley Springs Reformed Church where she was active in the Esther Circle and also the Ruth Circle. For many years, she played the organ and piano for church. She was a member of the Valley Springs American Legion Auxiliary. She loved music, and she also enjoyed quilting and other fancy works. Her favorite times were spent with her family and friends.

She is lovingly remembered by her three children, Carol Van Den Berg and her husband Dennis of Sioux Center, Iowa, Dale Bosch and his wife Karen of Beaver Creek, Minnesota, and Merlyn Bosch and his wife Kathi of Valley Springs, South Dakota; ten grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; one brother, Henry; two sisters, Jean Elzinga and Dora (Van Laar) Fredriks; an infant sister, Dora; and an infant brother, John.

Previous Events





5:00 PM 8/12/2016 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/12/2016 8:00:00 PM
Hartquist Funeral Home - Luverne Chapel

207 Elm St.
Luverne, MN 56156

Hartquist Funeral Home - Luverne Chapel
207 Elm St. Luverne 56156 MN
United States

Funeral Service




10:30 AM 8/13/2016 10:30:00 AM
Valley Springs Reformed Church

701 Sunnyside Ave
Valley Springs, SD 57068

Valley Springs Reformed Church
701 Sunnyside Ave Valley Springs 57068 SD
United States

Cemetery Details


Pleasant View Cemetery Final Resting Place

998 Dunham St Valley Springs, SD, 57068

998 Dunham St Valley Springs, SD, 57068

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