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Barbara J. Bosch May 8, 1942 - June 22, 2009

MONTEVIDEO -- Barbara JoAnn Bosch, 67, of rural Montevideo died Monday at her home.

The service is at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the United Methodist Church in Montevideo. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery in Grace Township, Chippewa County.

Visitation will be this afternoon and evening with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. and with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Montevideo.

She was born May 8, 1942, in Montevideo to Casper and Inga (Peterson) Christenson. She graduated from Benson High School in 1960.

She married Douglas Bosch on Dec. 2, 1960. They farmed and lived in Grace Township and she worked for many years doing inventory for Food and Fuel.

She was a longtime member of Rosewood Methodist Church and was active as a Sunday school teacher, church officer and youth group leader. She was a member of United Methodist Church in Montevideo at the time of her death. She also served as a 4-H leader.

She is survived by her husband; three children: Penny (and Neil) Larson of Benson, Lee (and Kim) Bosch of Clara City and Corey Bosch of Montevideo; nine grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; siblings: Milfred "Bud" Christenson of Lincoln, Neb., Lois (and Pete) Hoef of Hutchinson and Ione (and Art) Noble of Montevideo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and three sisters.