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 Roma Gertrude <I>Boswell</I> Burr

Roma Gertrude Boswell Burr

Birth
Andover, Harrison County, Missouri, USA
Death 21 Sep 2006 (aged 93)
Hills, Johnson County, Iowa, USA
Burial Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 16067579 · View Source
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Roma G. Stock Burr, age 93 formerly of rural Iowa City died Thursday, September 21, 2006, at the Hills Atrium Village. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, September 24, 2006, at the United Presbyterian Church in Lone Tree with the Reverends Jason Pittman and Terry Dees officiating. Burial will be at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Iowa City. Visitation will be from 3 to 6pm Saturday at Gay and Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City, and after 1pm Sunday at the church. There will be a memorial service conducted by the Eagles Auxiliary at 3pm Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial donations can be made in Roma's memory to the American Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent for her family through our website @www.gayandciha.com.
Roma Gertrude Boswell was born April 26, 1913 near Andover, Missouri the daughter of William Henry "Will" and Mary Suzie (Flanagan) Boswell. She married Albert Lee Stock on March 5, 1932. He died January 31, 1971. She married Lloyd F. Burr Sr. on December 15, 1975. He died on January 20, 1995. Roma was a homemaker all of her life, she also worked as a custom caterer. Her specialty was wedding cakes and wedding events. During this time she also worked in the housekeeping department at the University of Iowa for over seventeen years. She was a member of the United Presbyterian Church in Lone Tree, as well as the City Farmerettes and the Fremont Homemakers. She had been awarded sixty year pin for her service with the Ladies Auxiliary of the Eagles Lodge in Iowa City. During these years she held many of the local, and area offices; including serving as the State Mother in 1998. She has maintained her membership up to the time of her death. Her family includes one son and his wife, daughter-in-law, step-son and his wife, step-daughter and her husband, sister-in-laws, 11 grandchildren, 4 step-grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 7 step-great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. ... She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, son, John A. Stock, daughters, Alice Mae Mitchell and Melba Jean Stock in infancy; 1 granddaughter, 2 sisters, and 6 brothers.
Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service is caring for Roma's family and her services.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Gerhardt Leffler
  • Added: 9 Oct 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16067579
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roma Gertrude Boswell Burr (26 Apr 1913–21 Sep 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16067579, citing Memory Gardens Cemetery, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .