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Nellie Eugenia Bos

December 26, 1921 September 18, 2018
Nellie Eugenia Bos
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Obituary for Nellie Eugenia Bos

Nellie Eugenia Bos, age 96, of Worthington, died on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at Ecumen Meadows in Worthington, MN.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., at the Christian Reformed Church in Worthington with funeral services to begin at 1:30 p.m. Pastor LeRoy Christoffels will officiate. Burial will be in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Nellie was born December 26, 1921, in Worthington to Ludwig and Jeanette (Brouwer) Zevenbergen. She lived with her parents and siblings on the family farm on the west side of Lake Okabena and graduated from Worthington High School.
Nellie married John P. Bos on August 6, 1941. They lived in California and later moved to Worthington in 1943 when John began farming. In 1950 they bought a farm near Brewster where they lived for 31 years. In 1982 they sold the farm, retired, and moved to Worthington. During this time, they wintered in Mesa, Arizona. On August 6, 2011, they celebrated 70 years of marriage. John died in 2013, and Nellie lived at Ecumen Meadows for the past five years.
Nellie was active in 4-H with her children. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, golfing, baking, and painting. She was also active in Ladies Circle at church and sang in choir. She and John also traveled to Holland, Israel, Jordan and Mexico.
She is survived by her children: Maynard (Linda) of Oak Harbor, WA, Julane (Steve) Bellin of Tinley Park, IL, Gordon (Lois) of Spicer, MN, and Milt (Cherie) of Holland, MI; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. Also surviving are sisters: Ada Kern of Venice, FL, Lois Heeringa of Worthington, MN, Irene Siewert of Indianapolis, IN, and Shirley Dirks of Tempe, AZ; her brother, Jerry Zevenbergen of Storm Lake, IA; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: John; a brother: Robert; and her brothers-in-law.
Memorials are preferred to Compassionate Care Hospice or the Worthington Christian School.
Benson Funeral Home of Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

22

Sep

10:00 AM 9/22/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/22/2018 11:00:00 AM
Christian Reformed Church

1100 1st Ave SW
Worthington, MN 56187

Christian Reformed Church
1100 1st Ave SW Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Service

Saturday

22

Sep

1:30 PM 9/22/2018 1:30:00 PM
Christian Reformed Church

1100 1st Ave SW
Worthington, MN 56187

Christian Reformed Church
1100 1st Ave SW Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

29600 County Highway 35
Worthington, MN 56187

29600 County Highway 35 Worthington 56187 MN
United States
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